Students from Los Alamos Public Schools attended the Regional Science Fair held at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, NM. Photo by Pamela Miller/LAPS
Los Alamos High School junior Daniel Kim, left, won Best of Show at the Regional Science Fair. Junior Andres Iturregui is the first alternate for Best of Show. Photo by Pamela Miller/LAPS
LAPS NEWS RELEASE
Fourteen students will be representing Los Alamos Public Schools at the New Mexico State Science Fair next month after qualifying at the Regional Science Fair.
Los Alamos High School junior Daniel Kim won Best of Show at the Regional Science Fair which not only qualifies him for the State competition but also gives him an automatic spot at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Dallas in May. Junior Andres Iturregui is the first alternate for Best of Show.
“Our students had an amazing showing at the Regional Science Fair and I am looking forward to seeing how they fare at the state level next month,” said LAPS District Science Fair Director Eva Abeyta. The State Science Fair will be held at New Mexico Tech in Socorro April 14th and 15th.
Here is the list of winners. Students who placed first, second and third qualified for the State Science Fair.
Engineering: EE and ME
1st place: Andres Iturregui, Los Alamos High School
1st place: Daniel Kim, Los Alamos High School
1st place: Aislinn Marshall, Los Alamos Middle School
2nd place: Simeon Capolungo and Hans Gardner, Mountain Elementary School
Behavioral & Social Science
2nd place: Sarah Hasser, Los Alamos Online Learning Academy
1st place: Rebekah Scott, Aspen Elementary School
3rd place: Burke Tastan, Los Alamos Online Learning Academy
Honorable Mention: Riley Fensin, Mountain Elementary School
Earth & Planetary
1st place: Luke Patterson, Los Alamos Online Learning Academy
Engineering: ME and EE
1st place: Natan Svyatsky, Los Alamos Middle School
2nd place: Aditya Viswananathan, Los Alamos Middle School
2nd place: Iris Butcher, Los Alamos Online Learning Academy
Honorable Mention: Amelia Hill, Los Alamos Middle School
1st place: John Fung, Los Alamos Middle School
3rd place: Jasper Stauffer, Pinon Elementary School