St. Bridget School Holds Science Fair; Prizes Award for Top Projects in Grades 6-8
Saint Bridget School in Framingham held its annual Middle School Science Fair on Mar. 15 in which students from grades 6-8 showcased their scientific experiments and research projects for judges, classmates, school faculty and staff, and parents. Eighty-nine students participated in the science fair, which was organized by Middle School Science Teacher Mrs. Sharon Zschuschen.
Medals were presented to the students of the three projects given the highest valuation from the judges at each grade level. In Grade 8, First Prize was awarded to Lucy Matzilevich of Framingham for “How Do Glow in the Dark Objects Work?” Second Prize went to Tyler Anes of Framingham for “Weight Placement and Speed.” Third prize was a tie, with honors going to Eileen Michaud of Framingham for “Archaeology: Survey, Excavations and Dating” and to Francis Botte of Framingham for “Which Soda has the Most Sugar?”
In Grade 7, First Prize was awarded to Danica Lagman of Framingham for “Which Mouthwash Kills the Most Bacteria?” There was a tie for Second Prize, with honors going to Jonathan Gordon of Marlborough for “The Moon and its Orbit”; Courtney Dutile of Framingham for “How Does Altering Ingredients Affect Blueberry Muffins?” and Jack Daniszewski of Ashland for “Do Brand Names Affect the Ability to Remember Images?” Third Prize was presented to William Lovett of Framingham for “Which Fruit or Vegetable Makes the Best Battery?”
In Grade 6, First Prize went to LeeLing Gannon of Sudbury for “Solar Powered Desalination.” Second Prize was a tie, with honors going to Ellie Pappas and Kate Generazio, both of Framingham, for “Dog Saliva vs. Human Saliva” and Olivia Hermanspan of Southboro and Jane Langan of Sudbury for “Which Fabric Insulates the Most Heat?” Third Prize was also a tie, with honors going to Kelsey Lopez of Marlborough and Mariana Pelletier of Ashland for “Which Lightbulb Makes Ice Melt the Fastest? and Elizabeth Bishop and Maggie MacIsaac, both of Framingham, for “Can a Person Tell the Difference Between the Natural Smell and a Product that Contains that Scent?”