Lake County students showed off their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) capabilities at the Lake County Regional Science and Engineering Fair on February 6, at The Wesley Center in Clermont. More than 40 judges, with assistance from all five Lake County School Board members, volunteered to review the 475 projects from students representing 24 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, five high schools, three charter schools and four private schools in Lake County. More than 450 community residents attended to show support for the students at the awards ceremony.
The high-school and middle-school winners of the 2018 Lake Regional Science and Engineering Fair who will move on to the 63rd annual State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida on March 27–29, 2018 in Lakeland are:
Junior Division State Award Winner
|Jonah Smith||Cecil E. Gray Middle School|
|Brooke Buchanan||Cecil E. Gray Middle School|
|Alexandra Clow||Umatilla Middle School|
|Megan Davies||Cecil E. Gray Middle School|
|Breanna McCullough||Oak Park Middle School|
|Sabrina Marcano||Imagine South Lake Charter School|
Best of Show in the Junior Division went to Alexandra Clow, who will be awarded $250 cash award from Duke Energy and the Educational Foundation of Lake County and a trophy.
Senior Division State Award Winners
|Allan Khan||Lake Minneola High School|
|Bryce Buchanan||South Lake High School|
|Sam Maley||Mount Dora Christian Academy|
|Meishing Sherman||Mount Dora Christian Academy|
|Justin Sreekrisenjee||East Ridge High School|
|Natalie Cabada||East Ridge High School|
|Alizabeth Bukunus||East Ridge High School|
|Kyle White||East Ridge High School|
Best of Show in the Senior Division went to Bryce Buchanan, who will be awarded $250 cash award from Duke Energy and the Educational Foundation of Lake County and a trophy. He will have the opportunity to attend International Science Fair in Pittsburg, PA.
Among elementary students, Best of Show awards went to:
- Madison Dillow of Triangle Elementary
- Landon Dodd of Cypress Ridge Elementary
- Jonah Reina of Imagine South Lake Charter
The Educational Foundation Telescope recipient was Ryan Sanders of Cypress Ridge Elementary.
Click here for a full list of the winning projects.
The South Lake Community is proud of our amazing students