Bibb Students Attend International Science Fairs | Best Of
Two Bibb County School District students competed in international science fairs in May.
Howard High School senior Teva Ilan placed fourth at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix in May. The then junior also received an award of $500 for his Animal Sciences project, "Response of Soil Invertebrates to Electromagnetic Stimuli."
Teva earned the chance to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair after being named the high school winner of the "Best of Show" category at the Regional Science and Engineering Fair in February at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville. Teva also was recognized with two awards at the 65th Georgia Science and Engineering Fair in March: the H.O. Lund Entomology Club Award Second Place Senior and Regional Science Fair ISEF Trip Winner - Georgia College and State University Regional.
Northeast High School junior Auriel Wright attended the International Sustainable World Energy Engineering Environmental Project Olympiad (I-SWEEEP) in Houston, Texas, in May. The then sophomore attended the competition with teacher Tara Jones-Lawrence.
Auriel earned the opportunity to attend I-SWEEEP after receiving the Regional I-SWEEEP Award at the Regional Science and Engineering Fair in February at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville for her biodiesel project, "Grease Lightning: Investigation of Biodiesel Fuel Efficiency from Different Vegetable Sources." She also placed first at the Regional Science and Engineering Fair, and received additional awards including the BioGenius Award nomination and the Scientific Research Award. She also was chosen as a Navy Senior Award Recipient (Medallion) from the Office of Naval Research. Auriel placed fourth at the 65th Georgia Science and Engineering Fair in March.