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Top Student Science Projects Advance to State, International Events
Seaside, Calif. – The judges at the 2016 Monterey County Science & Engineering Fair had a difficult job this weekend, as they reviewed 346 projects and interviewed 493 student scientists from public and private schools across the county.
The three-day event concluded Sunday with the presentation of awards to top projects in such fields as Applied Mechanics, Material Science, Aerodynamics and Plant Biology.
The top three Senior Division projects will advance to compete in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair to be held in Phoenix, Arizona May 8 - 13. They are:
Twenty-two (22) top projects across the Junior (grades 6-8) and Senior (grades 9-12) Divisions will advance to participate in the California State Science Fair, May 23 and 24 in Los Angeles. The names of the advancing students are listed in alphabetical order:
In the event any of the students above cannot attend, alternates are also selected to participate in the California State Science Fair. The names of the alternate students are listed in alphabetical order:
The Monterey County Science & Engineering Fair is a collaborative effort affiliated with the Society for Science & the Public that is sponsored by the Monterey County Office of Education, the Naval Postgraduate School, California State University Monterey Bay, and many community partners.
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