Last Friday, fifteen St. Andrews students headed to the Palmer Events Center to participate in the Austin Regional Science Fair—one of the largest science fairs in the country. Four St. Andrew's seniors were recognized for their research.
Two students placed in their categories: Quinn McClanahan ‘19 placed third in Plant Sciences, and will be moving on to the State of Texas fair in March. Dorothy Thompson ‘19 placed fourth in Earth/Environmental Sciences and Engineering.
Two students received recognition from an outside organization: Liam Santa Cruz ‘19 was recognized by Earth and Biochemical Sciences and ClaudiaWhittlesey ‘19 was recognized by Women in Geosciences.
Upper School science teacher Bryan Dunn remarked, “It was a great day for our St. Andrew’s scientists!”
Austin Regional Science Fair 2019
Quinn McClanahan ‘19: Senior Division 3rd place for Plant Sciences
Liam Santa Cruz ‘19: Senior Award from Austin Geological Society
Dorothy Thompson ‘19: Senior Division 4th place for Earth and Environmental Sciences/Engineering
Claudia Whittlesey ‘19: Senior Award from Association for Women Geoscientists
Located in Austin, Texas, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private co-ed elementary, middle and high school for grades K-12. Students benefit from dedicated faculty, a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.