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"New Haven Students at 2018 CT State Science Fair"

new haven science fair

March 19, 2018

Congratulations to the over 20 New Haven Public Schools students who competed and those below who received awards at the past week's CT State Science Fair at Quinnipiac University!

  • Maya Gerardi, Grade 12, Wilbur Cross, 1st Place High School Physical Science (and a repeat trip to Intel International Science Fair), Finalist Women in Science Award, 2nd Place High School Urban Challenge, 1st Place Physical Science CT Academy of Science Award of Excellence for “Synthesis and Separation of a Chiral Compound"

  • Carlin Eswarakumar, Grade 11 Wilbur Cross, Finalist Life Science High School, Finalist Urban Challenge High School, American Psychological Special Award, IEEE Honorable Mention for “Do rewards affect near-electrical resistance?"


  • Athena Brown, Grade 7 Worthington Hooker, 1st Place Life Science 7th Grade, Finalist Middle School Women In Science, 3rd Place Middle School Urban Challenge, Finalist and 1st Place 7th Grade, Environmental Science Special Award, 1st Place 7th Grade Alexion Biotechnology, NHPS Environmental Award for “Underwater Battle"


  • Matilda Pethrick, Grade 7 from Betsy Ross Received 5th Place Physical Science 7th grade, 4th Place Middle School Urban Challenge, 3rd Place Middle School Environmental Award, 1st Place Middle School Energize Energy Award, 3rd Place Middle School Future award, Ricoh Special Award, Young Woman Scientist Award, Link Energy Special Award for “From Biomass to BioGas"


  • Kendall Evans, Grade 8 from Betsy Ross, 5th Place 8th Grade Life Science for “Brushing Bacteria”


  • Kaylee Fitzgerald, Grade 8 fron Betsy Ross, Physical Sciences 8th grade finalist and USAirForce Special Award for “Hovercraft”


  • Josiah Williamson, Grade 7 Betsy Ross, Physical Sciences 7th grade Finalists, and Middle School Urban Challenge Finalist for “Clean Up Your Act"


  • Katherine Van Tassel, Grade 8 Betsy Ross Demos Special Award for “Burning Calories”

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