Winners from the 2013 Regional N.C. Science & Engineering Fair held Feb. 23 at UNCC advance to the state event March 15-16 at Meredith College.
The regional’s two International Science and Engineering winners were Barry Smith, of Phillip O. Berry, with a project called “A 1-2 Punch: An Assessment of the Successive Introduction of cannibalistically-induced Tetrahymena vorax and Bacillus subtilis to the Extracellular Matrix of Oral and Environmental Biofilms” and Andrew Hopkins, also of Berry, with “The Bisphenol Blowfly Blitz: An Assessment of the Plastic Monomer Bisphenol-A on the Metamorphic Activity in Sarcophaga Bullata – A Forensics Study.”
Elementary division: David Svoboda and Ani Doki, Barringer; Jaryd Broome, Victory Christian Center; Carmen Allison and Jashawn Slater, Barringer; Denali Termin, Collingswood; Oliver Zerrillo, Barringer; Koushik Sridhar, Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy; Preston Moses, Rama Road; Simran Bhatia, MRSA.
Junior division: Ronak Bhagia, MRSA; Hailey Culbreth, SouthLake Christian; Aiden Joyce, Queen’s Grant; Dema Albdoor, Charlotte Islamic Academy; Karley Bates, SouthLake Christian; Trevor Daino, MRSA; Blake Teague, Queen’s Grant; Navami Jain, MRSA; Gabriel Van Dreel, Morehead STEM Academy; Evan West, Morehead STEM Academy; Mark Moriera, Robert F. Kennedy Middle; Vincent Williams, Marie G. Davis.
Senior division: Emily Ashkin, Providence Day; Ayanna Wofford, Phillip O. Berry; Melshae Moore, Phillip O. Berry; Alec Lister, Victory Christian; Mayura Patwardhan, Ardrey Kell; Adam Alama and Omar Abufoul, Charlotte Islamic Academy; Carmen Pharr, Phillip O. Berry; Debbie Rabinovich, Mallard Creek; Poulumi Banerjee, Myers Park; Sunny Potharaju and Justin Yang, Ardrey Kell; Sharon Chen, North Mecklenburg; Christopher Yu, N.C. School of Science & Math.