Local students shone at the 12th annual Northwest Association of Biomedical Research (NWABR) Student Expo, held May 24 at the Meydenbauer Conference Center in Bellevue, Wash.
At the end of the event, a number of students from and came away with honors
The Student Bio Expo is the culminating event of a year-long science education outreach program. The Expo engaged over 360 students from 19 area high schools in real-world applications of biology. Students developed life-science themed projects with the assistance of a mentor scientist in categories as diverse as art, music, drama, writing and traditional scientific research, applying their own talents to see the connection between science and their own lives and interests.
Local winners and honorable mentions follow:
We had a strong showing at the 2012 Student Bio Expo on Thursday (May 24). We had 20 students compete and about 400 students total participated. Below are the results. Christian and Madeline live in Sammamish. More information about the event is at http://nwabr.org/community/student-bio-expo. Attached are pictures of Christian and Madeline. We have pictures of all five if you’d like them. Let me know if I can get you anything else or if you want to speak with any of them or the advisor.
Luke Richarson (of Woodinville), Eastside Catholic - 2nd place: Creative Writing. Project: End World Energy
Christian Shigley (of Redmond), Eastside Catholic - 3rd place - Project: The Role of Media in Adoptive Cell Therapy
Writing - Journalism
Courtney Tusler, Eastlake HS -3rd Place - Project: Childhood Autism: Through Different Eyes
Madeline Kossik (of Sammamish), Eastside Catholic- Honorable Mention - Project: The race against the ever evolving foe: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
Jonny Bannik (of Sammamish), Eastside Catholic - Honorable Mention - Project: For a few more years
Jimmy Patterson (of Carnation), Eastside Catholic - Honorable Mention - Project: Dawn of the Misfolded
Joy Hsu, Eastlake HS - Honorable mention - Barcoding: Differentiating within a Species
Erika Zigman, Eastlake HS- Honorable mention - Project: Pick Your Poison
Cecilia Martin, Eastlake HS- Honorable mention - Project: UnNatural Selection