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indian river science fair SECONDARY DIVISION 2021 WINNERS

29th Annual Indian River Regional Science & Engineering VIRTUAL Fair 

SECONDARY DIVISION 2021 WINNERS

The Education Foundation of Indian River County, in partnership, with the School District of Indian River County, hosted the Indian River Regional Science & Engineering Fair Secondary Award Ceremony on Monday, January 8, 2021 @ 6:00pm via Facebook Live and SDIRC YouTube Channel.

Approximately $500,000 in college scholarships and academic prizes were awarded during the ceremony.

A total of 87 secondary projects (6th – 12th grades) were presented during the regional fair by 7 public and independent Indian River County middle and high schools.

Piper Aircaft Corporation Best of Show – Senior Division – (9th-12th):
Oscar Lindenthal – St. Edward’s – Upper

Piper Aircraft Corporation Best of Show – Junior Division – (6th-8th):
Noah Hernandez – St. Edward’s – Middle

PLACE AWARD WINNERS BY CATEGORY (first place – $60, second – $40, third – $20):

Animal Sciences – Junior
1st Place:  Ari Krough – Gifford Middle School
2nd Place:  Addison Breen – Storm Grove Middle School

Animal Sciences – Senior
1st Place:  Lily Strauss – St. Edward’s School – Upper

Behavioral & Social Sciences – Junior
1st Place:  Lilyana Wilsnak – Sebastian River Middle School

Biomedical & Health Sciences – Junior
1st Place:  Daliana Moran Gomez – Sebastian River Middle School
2nd Place:  Addison Parris – Gifford Middle School

Cellular/Molecular Biology & Biochemistry – Junior
1st Place:  Maggie Zhao – Storm Grove Middle School
2nd Place:  Kailee Webster – Storm Grove Middle School

Cellular/Molecular Biology & Biochemistry – Senior
1st Place:  Brooke Yates – Sebastian River High School

Chemistry – Junior A
1st Place:  Adriana Massaroni Santella – Sebastian Charter Junior High School
2nd Place:  Olivia Diaz – Gifford Middle School
3rd Place:  Elizabeth Hall – Storm Grove Middle School

Chemistry – Junior B
1st Place:  Sasha Hepler – Sebastian River Middle School
2nd Place:  Colton Judson – Sebastian Middle School
3rd Place:  Za’Niyah Lindsey – Sebastian River Middle School

Chemistry – Senior
1st Place:  Mei Bao-He & Ivy Yang – St. Edward’s School – Upper

Earth & Environmental Sciences – Junior
1st Place:  Evan Schnieder  – Storm Grove Middle School
2nd Place:  Annabelle Robins – Gifford Middle School
3rd Place:  Amelia Lewis  – Storm Grove Middle School
3rd Place:  Isabel D’Albora – Storm Grove Middle School

Earth & Environmental Sciences – Senior
1st Place:  Oscar Lindenthal – St. Edward’s School – Upper

Engineering – Junior
1st Place:   Avi Johnson  – Storm Grove Middle School
2nd Place:  Landon Ragley – Storm Grove Middle School
3rd Place:  Lincoln Dykes – Sebastian Charter Junior High

Environmental Engineering – Junior
1st Place:  Samantha Baudo – Gifford Middle School

Environmental Engineering – Senior
1st Place:  Emma Fini – St. Edward’s School’s Upper

Intelligent Machines, Robotics & Systems Software – Junior
1st Place:  Colten Gadd – Sebastian Charter Junior High School

Mathematics & Computational Sciences – Junior
1st Place: Hunter Cook – Sebastian Charter Junior High
2nd Place:  Nicholas Gaughran – Storm Grove Middle School
3rd Place:  Louis St. Petery – Sebastian River Middle School

Microbiology – Junior
1st Place:  Max Plotkin – St. Edward’s School – Middle

Microbiology – Senior
1st Place:  Kameron Riggins – Sebastian River High School

Physics & Astronomy – Junior A
1st Place:  Skye Clayton – Sebastian River Middle School
2nd Place:  Logan Young  – Storm Grove Middle School
3rd Place:  Elijah Blackwell- Storm Grove Middle School

Physics & Astronomy – Junior B
1st Place:  Noah Hernandez – St. Edward’s School – Middle
2nd Place:  Conor Powell – St. Edward’s  School – Middle
3rd Place:  Sienna Mallon – St. Edward’s School –  Middle
3rd Place:  Sadie Howarth – St. Edward’s School – Middle

Physics & Astronomy – Senior
1st Place:  Rose Papadopoulous – St. Edward’s School – Upper

Plant Sciences – Junior A
1st Place:  Enzo Chrisafulli – Gifford Middle School
2nd Place:  Sophia King – Sebastian Charter Junior High
3rd Place:  Torrilyn Roux- Sebastian Charter Junior High

Plant Sciences – Junior B
1st Place:  Jackson Gravlee – Storm Grove Middle School
2nd Place:  Darci Wagner – Storm Grove Middle School
3rd Place:  Austen Hester – Sebastian Charter Junior High

Plant Sciences – Senior
1st Place:  Kaylee Miller – Sebastian River High School

LOCAL – SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Scholarships ($5,000 Merit Scholarship, each)

Mei Bao He – St. Edward’s School – Upper
Ivy Yang – St. Edward’s School – Upper
Oscar Lindenthal – St. Edward’s School – Upper

Florida Institute of Technology Scholarships ($480,000 in total scholarships)
Note: Scholarship Amounts over 4 years
Lily Strauss – St. Edward’s School – Upper – $80,000
Brooke Yates – Sebastian River High School – $80,000
Oscar Lindenthal – St. Edward’s School – Upper – $80,000
Kameron Riggins – Sebastian River High School – $80,000
Rose Papadopoulos – St. Edward’s School – Upper – $80,000
Kaylee Miller – Sebastian River High School – $80,000

American Association of University Women STEM Award ($50 Cash Award and Certificate)
Adriana Santella – Sebastian Charter Junior High School
Annabelle Robins – Gifford Middle School

R. Keith Chapman Memorial Award ($50 Cash Award and Certificate)
Oscar Lindenthal – St. Edward’s School – Upper

Florida Water & Pollution Control Operators Award
($300 Cash Award and Certificate)
Max Plotkin– St. Edward’s School – Middle

Florida Water & Pollution Control Operators Award
($500 Cash Award and Certificate)
Emma Fini – St. Edward’s School – Upper

TJ Evens Environmental Science Award ($100 Cash Award and Certificate)
Enzo Chrisafulli  – Gifford Middle School

The Linda Voss Excellence in Life Science Award ($50 Cash Award and a Ribbon)
Addison Breen  – Storm Grove Middle School
Evan Schneider – Storm Grove Middle School

Indian River Alumni Recognition of Scientific Achievement Award ($50 Cash Award and Certificate)
Ari Krough – Gifford Middle School
Annabelle Robins – Gifford Middle School

The Hiser Award ($50 Cash Award and Certificate)
Austen Hester – Sebastian Charter Junior High

Harbor Branch Award ($50 Cash Award and Certificate)
Enzo Chrisafulli – Gifford Middle School

The Healthy Smiles Award ($100 Cash Award and Certificate)
Kailee Webster – Storm Grove Middle School

INTEL – SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS:

Stockholm Junior Water Prize (Certificate of Achievement)
Emma Fini – St. Edward’s School – Upper

Broadcom Master’s Award (Certificate of Achievement and Invitation for National Competition)
Ari Krough – Gifford Middle School
Lilyana Wilsnak – Sebastian River Middle School
Daliana Moran Gomez – Sebastian River Middle School
Maggie Zhao – Storm Grove Middle School
Adriana Massaroni Santella – Sebastian Charter Junior High
Sasha Hepler – Sebastian River Middle School
Evan Schneider – Storm Grove Middle School
Avi Johnson – Storm Grove Middle School
Samantha Baudo – Gifford Middle School
Colten Gadd – Sebastian Charter Junior High
Hunter Cook – Sebastian Charter Junior High
Max Plotkin – St. Edward’s School – Middle
Skye Clayton – Sebastian River Middle School
Noah Hernandez – St. Edward’s School –  Middle
Enzo Chrisafulli – Gifford Middle School
Jackson Gravlee  –  Storm Grove Middle School
Kailee Webster – Storm Grove Middle School

International Bid to compete at the 2021 INTEL International Science & Engineering Virtual Fair May 2021
Oscar Lindenthal – St. Edward’s School – Upper

STATE BIDS to compete at the Virtual State of Florida Science and Engineering Fair in March
Lily Strauss – St. Edward’s School – Upper
Mei Bao-He & Ivy Yang – St. Edward’s School – Upper
Oscar Lindenthal – St. Edward’s School -Upper
Emma Fini – St. Edward’s School – Upper
Adriana Massaroni Santella – Sebastian Charter Junior High
Sasha Hepler – Storm Grove Middle School
Kailee Webster – Storm Grove Middle School
Lincoln Dykes – Sebastian Charter Junior High
Avi Johnson – Storm Grove Middle School
Hunter Cook – Sebastian Charter Junior High
Louis St. Petery – Sebastian River Middle School
Max Plotkin – – St. Edward’s School – Middle
Sawyer Paschall – Sebastian Charter Junior High
Elijah Blackwell – Storm Grove Middle School
Skye Clayton – Sebastian River Middle School
Conor Powell – St. Edward’s School – Middle
Sienna Mallon – St. Edward’s School – Middle
Noah Hernandez – St. Edward’s School – Middle
Enzo Chrisafulli – Gifford Middle School