A Banner Year for Gateway’s Young Scientists!

2017 was a great year for Gateway’s budding scientists! We are beyond proud! Here’s the facts:

  • 11 students were selected to represent Gateway at the Santa Cruz County Science Fair.
  • 7 of 11 received awards at the County Science Fair.
  • 4 of 11 qualified to compete at the CA State Science Fair. (3 projects)
  • 3 of 4 received awards at the State Science Fair. (2 projects)

And here’s the deets:

Santa Cruz County Science Fair 2017

  • 6th Graders, Naiya Samios & Sofia Storlazzi, 1st Place, Medicine & Health, & Broadcom Masters Award, “The Effect of Concussion Bands Tested at Various Heights”
  • 7th Grader, Sarah Ertl, 2nd Place, Energy & Transportation & IEEE Advancing Energy for Humanity Award, “Creek Power”
  • 7th Grader, Ty Koebler, 2nd Place, Medicine & Health, & Scwibles Award, “Cover Up Before You Buckle Up: A Driver’s Risk of UV Exposure”
  • 7th Grader, Bailey Manoff, 3rd Place, Energy & Transportation, Plug In America Award, “Solar Scooter”
  • 7th Grader, Kiana Mushock, Project of Merit, Microbiology, “Hand Washing 101”
  • 6th Grader, Calvin Whittle Daggett, Project of Merit, Earth & Planetary Science, “Super Streams”

California State Science Fair 2017

  • 6th Graders, Naiya Samios & Sofia Storlazzi, 4th Place, Product Science, Junior Division, “The Effect of Concussion Bands Tested at Various Heights”
  • 7th Grader, Ty Koebler,SPIE Optics and Photonics Award, 3rd Place, Junior Division