Cascia Hall Research Team Earns Trophy

AWARD-WINNING RESEARCHERS: Five members of the Cascia Hall Science Research Team were invited to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From left, front row, are Zachary Haskins, Chase Antonacci and Hannah Easley. Standing are Beau Bingham and Gracie Rule.

Courtesy Cascia Hall

Congratulations to the Cascia Hall Upper School Science Research Team, which earned the Sweepstakes Trophy for the second consecutive year at state competition in March 2015. Highlights of their many accomplishments are listed here:

• Chase Antonacci – Best Project in the entire High School Division (top award), chosen as Delegate to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (), 1st Biochemical-Medical & Health, Scholarship Award, U.S. Surgeon General’s Health Science Award.
• Hannah Easley (Team President) – Outstanding Physical Science Project, Invitation to , 1st Environmental Science, U.S. Metric Award, Environmental Science Award
• Beau Bingham – 1st Microbiology. Invited to at Regional competition.
• Zachary Haskins – 2nd Behavioral Science, American Psychology Award.
• Paige Roberts – 2nd Botany Zoology, Scholarship Award.
• Andrew Henderson – 3rd Earth & Space Science, U.S. Air Force Award, American Meteorology Award
• Minna Apostolova – 1st Biochemical Medical & Health (Jr. Division)
• Erika Ravitch – 3rd Microbiology (Jr. Division).
• Lewis Guillory – Best Research Plan (Jr. Division).
• Gracie Rule – Naval Science Award.

After regional and state competitions, five team members were invited to attend the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair () in May in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Intel is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. More than 1,700 high school students from around the world are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for more than $5 million in prizes. The team is coached by Mrs. Sally Fenska.

Updated 09-28-2015

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