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indian river science fair ELEMENTARY DIVISION 2021 WINNERS

29th Annual Indian River Regional Science & Engineering Fair 

ELEMENTARY DIVISION 2021 WINNERS

The Education Foundation, in partnership with the School District of Indian River County, hosted the Indian River Regional Science & Engineering Fair Elementary Awards Ceremony on Thursday, February 11, 2021 @ 6:00pm via Facebook Live and SDIRC YouTube Channel. 345 students, from 13 public and independent schools, presented 189 projects.

Wells Fargo Best of Show – K-3 Division:
Lydia Lewis – Rosewood Magnet

Wells Fargo Best of Show – 4-5 Division:
Luke Wagner – Rosewood Magnet

Kindergarten – Class
1st Place: Ms. Robert’s Class – Vero Beach Elementary – Presented by Peyton Hanna & Paton Peterson
2nd Place: Mrs. Vanderlaan’s Class – Citrus Elementary School – Peyton Adams & Julia Vanbuskirk
3rd Place: Mrs. Lewis’ Class – Rosewood Magnet School – Presented by Elaine Wingate & Morgan Bailey
3rd Place: Mrs. Gamez’s Class – Liberty Magnet School – Presented by Lainey Williams & Taraji Curtis

First Grade – Class
1st Place: Ms. Mosher’s Class – Vero Beach Elementary – Presented by Madalyn Kozark & Anthony Lobo
2nd Place: Mrs. Dossantos’ Class – Glendale Elementary – Presented by Jaxon Porter & Jared Gomez
3rd Place: Mrs. Jones’ Class – Fellsmere Elementary – Presented by Maya Lockett & Lidiana Vásquez Cruz

First Grade – Individual
1st Place: Jaya Whiddon – Beachland Elementary

Second Grade – Class
1st Place: Ms. Canevari’s Class – Vero Beach Elementary – Presented by Jayna Dennis & Hailey Boyington
2nd Place: Mrs. Thimmer’s Class – Pelican Island Elementary School – Presented by Olivia McCabe & RJ Reeder
3rd Place: Mrs. Van Auken’s Class – Rosewood Magnet School – Presented by Jackson Golightly & John-Paul Ministre
3rd Place: Miss Lachman’s Class – Fellsmere Elementary – Presented by Lizbeth Guerra & Damian Morales

Third Grade – Division A – Class & Group
1st Place: Mrs. Benham’s Class- Treasure Coast Elementary – Presented by William Alvey & Liam Dean
2nd Place: Ms. Miller’s Class- Beachland Elementary – Presented by Dimetry Cabral & Ryan Shahamat
3rd Place: Mrs. Lott’s Class- Pelican Island Elementary – Presented by Amiah Tumblin & Justin Pryor

Third Grade – Division B – Class & Group
1st Place: Mrs. Wagner’s Group – Osceola Magnet – Presented by Blake Bruckner, Anabella Botero, Santiago Lagunas & Arianna Gonzalez
2nd Place: Mrs. Strickland’s Class – Fellsemere Elementary – Presented by Sarabeth Gonzalez & Armani Egizi
3rd Place: Mrs. Hoag’s Class – Liberty Magnet – Presented by Jillian Johnson & Natalie Tomas
3rd Place: Miss St. Pierre’s Group – Citrus Elementary – Presented by Michael Obannon- El & Melissa Viveros

Third Grade – Division C – Class & Group
1st Place: Mrs. Napier’s Class – Glendale Elementary – Presented by Maddie Porter & Celene Manzo
2nd Place: Mrs. Young’s Class – Liberty Magnet – Presented by Annie Bragman & Ramsay Grendon
3rd Place: Mrs. Watson’s Class– Treasure Coast Elementary – Presented by Braxton Neglia & Reagan Rollman

Third Grade – Division D – Class & Group
1st Place: Mrs. Berwick’s Group- Vero Beach Elementary – Presented by Elizabeth Zaniewski & Emily Shelly
2nd Place: Ms. Celaya’s Class – Rosewood Magnet – Presented by Sophia Escobar & Bryson Durrant
3rd Place: Mrs. Lott’s Class – Pelican Island Elementary – Presented by Niasiah Osborn & Param Patel

Third Grade – Division E – Individual
1st Place: Lydia Lewis – Rosewood Magnet
2nd Place: Ali Crawford – Rosewood Magnet

Fourth Grade – Division A – Class
1st Place: Ms. Cade’s Class – Rosewood Magnet- Presented by Madeline Partee & Kenley Cyr
2nd Place: Mrs. Hanlon’s Class – Rosewood Magnet School – Presented by Saige Lupo & Cohen Kelly
3rd Place: Mrs. Prince & Mrs. Riley’s Class – Liberty Magnet – Presented by Emily Ogilvie & Camilla Dadufalza

Fourth Grade – Division B – Group
1st Place: Ms. Preziosi’s Group – Sebastian Elementary – Presented by Jalani Payne
2nd Place: Miss Hinkle’s Group – Fellsmere Elementary – Presented by Vianney Zamarripa & Salvador Lopez
3rd Place: Ms. Glickstein’s Group – Pelican Island Elementary – Presented by Bella Tillman & Riley Quinones-Crowley

Fourth Grade – Division C – Group
1st Place: Ms. Preziosi’s Group – Sebastian Elementary – Presented by Tyler Uebel
2nd Place: Ms. Preziosi’s Group – Sebastian Elementary – Presented by Jacob Hurtado & Alexandria Upham
3rd Place: Mr. Conway’s Group – Vero Beach Elementary – Presented by Chance Donley & Carlos Shelly

Fourth Grade – Division D – Group
1st Place: Ms. Glickstein’s Group – Pelican Island Elementary – Presented by Heidi Little & Bianca NcCrary
2nd Place: Ms. Cox’s Group – Sebastian Elementary – Presented by Sara Reese & Wesley Mooney
3rd Place: Ms. Baird’s Group – Indian River Academy – Presented by Mahlia Martin & Jocelyn Rosales-Trejo

Fourth Grade – Division E – Group
1st Place: Mrs. Morrow’s Group – Osceola Magnet – Presented by Aiden Sharpeta & Jason Diaz
2nd Place: Ms. Glickstein’s Group – Pelican Island Elementary – Presented by Alonna Gedeon & Alanah Antinozzi
3rd Place: Ms. Preziosi’s Group – Sebastian Elementary – Presented by Jayla Brown & Marcos Juna-Ortiz
3rd Place: Mrs. Morrow’s Group– Osceola Magnet – Presented by Henley Lowe & Gabriella Hollingsworth

Fourth Grade – Division F – Individual & Team
1st Place: Xander Manu – Rosewood Magnet
2nd Place: Uma Crifulli & Leela Padnuk – Beachland Elementary
3rd Place: Alex Singh – Beachland Elementary

Fifth Grade – Division A – Class
1st Place: Mrs. Walton & Mrs. Pressley’s Class – Glendale Elementary School – Presented by Stella Schasane & Gernesia Helms
2nd Place: Ms. O’Neal’s Class – Vero Beach Elementary – Presented by Gary Parris
3rd Place: Mrs. Walton & Mrs. Pressley’s Class – Glendale Elementary – Presented by Karmella Mompreousse & Breckin Coffey

Fifth Grade – Division B – Group
1st Place: Mrs. Bruckner’s Group – Osceola Magnet – Presented by: Jaxon Zawistowski, Emily Brown,
Alyah Moobark & Andrew Osowski
2nd Place: Mrs. Shukri ’s Group – Sebastian Elementary – Presented By: D’Andre Massey & Jayden Patterson
3rd Place: Ms. Becker’s Group – Fellsmere Elementary – Presented by Crystal Ortiz & Danella Williams

Fifth Grade – Division C – Group
1st Place: Mrs. Getchell’s Group – Liberty Magnet – Presented by Olivia Gaughran & Payge Hunter
2nd Place: Ms. Jenkin’s Group – Liberty Magnet – Presented by Kelly Speak & James Hanline
3rd Place: Mrs. Woodall’s Group – Osceola Magnet – Presented by Andrew Nance, Mia Fajardo,
Lizabeth Juarez & Dylan Colom

Fifth Grade – Division D – Individual
1st Place: Luke Wagner – Rosewood Magnet
2nd Place: Memphis Rains – Rosewood Magnet
3rd Place: Rachel Garrett – Osceola Magnet

Fifth Grade – Division E – Individual
1st Place: Elijah Gray – Rosewood Magnet
2nd Place: Ainsley Brown – Rosewood Magnet
3rd Place: Corin Suthard – Liberty Magnet

Fifth Grade – Division F – Team
1st Place: Serenity Marsh & Chanel Langford – Osceola Magnet
2nd Place: Aurora Downes & Ariana Bolton – Liberty Magnet
3rd Place: Gianna D’Elia & Maison Mosher– Osceola Magnet

LOCAL – SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS:
The Linda Voss Excellence in Life Science Award – $50 and a Ribbon
Ali Crawford – Rosewood Magnet

Flying Forward Class Award – Certificates of Achievements (for the Teacher & Presenting Students) & Ribbons for Teacher and All Students and $100 award
Ms. Pylant’s 1st Grade Class – Citrus Elementary – Presented by Audrey Graley & Masaki Nemoto

Flying Forward Team Award- Ribbons and a $50 award to Each Team Member
Hadley Miller, Emme Bryant & Payton Kaplon – Liberty Magnet

Flying Forward Individual Award – a Ribbon and $100 award
Tyler Crockett – Sebastian Elementary School

The Dong Family Young Scientist Award – Ribbon, Certificate, Medal and a $50 award
McKayla Cloran – Treasure Coast Elementary School
Isabelle Acosta – Treasure Coast Elementary School
Tori-Ann Roberts – Dodgertown Elementary School

For additional information about the IRRSEF, and to view the award ceremony PowerPoint, visit www.edfoundationirc.org.

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Laica Gerwien-Moreta

Laica Gerwien-Moreta is a government contracting consultant with proven experience in the Information Technology, Aviation, Aerospace, and Health Industries. Laica previously held leadership roles within various defense contractors supporting domestic and international operations as well as medical management solutions and humanitarian programs.

Laica has also served as an Empowered Official overseeing all International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) related activities and responsible for the strategic alignment of resources and staffing in support of global supply chain. Laica holds a bachelor’s degree in technical management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and professional certification in government contracting from The George Washington University, School of Business.

She is a certified contract manager (GWCCM), member of the National Contract Management Association Space Coast Chapter, and regularly participates in professional development training.