NEWTOWN—Three 7th grade students at St. Rose of Lima School in Newtown were finalists at the recent CT State Science & Engineering Fair that took place at Quinnipiac University.
In addition, fourth grade students recently participated in the Annual Convention and four of the students have been selected to move on to the State Invention Convention at UConn.
PICTURED: Left to Right Isabella Thomas, Julia Cirone and Nick Prieto, 7th graders from St. Rose of Lima School who were finalists in the CT State Science & Engineering Fair held at Quinnipiac University. The award ceremony was March 17th.
“We are very excited for our students and proud of their remarkable accomplishments,” said St. Rose of Lima Principal, Sr. Colleen Therese Smith, ASCJ. “It was a day of great learning and promise. Many thanks go to our students, teachers and family members and all who made this possible.“
In 2017, Emily Braun, now in Fifth grade, went on to the National Convention in D.C. for her invention Bandaid Buddy. She also won awards and now has a provisional patent. This month, Emily’s invention is on display at the Connecticut Science Center.
Seventh Grade students Isabella Thomas, Julia Cirone and Nick Prieto, were finalists in the statewide event. The award ceremony was March 17th.
Julia Cirone was recognized for her experiment, “Does Ph Affect the Growth of Plants?” Nick Prieto’s award winning project was “The Effect of Energy Drinks on Tooth Enamel;” and Isabella Thomas won for her project, “Battery Life.”
Isabella received Third Honors for her experiment “Battery Life” and was awarded the UTC Aerospace Systems Engineering Award, for the Engineering Middle School category, along with a CSF Medallion.
Nick Prieto was a finalist in the Physical Science category and was awarded the Lockheed Martin Physical Science Award and a CSF Medallion for his project, “The Effect of Energy Drinks on Tooth Enamel.”
The Pfizer Life Science Award and CSF Medallion went to finalist Julia Cirone for her project, “Does Ph Affect the Growth of Plants?” in the Life Science category.
St. Rose of Lima School is a faith-based learning community and a Christ-centered environment sponsored by the Diocese of Bridgeport. It is accredited by the NEASC. St. Rose of Lima School is accredited by the NEASC. In 2009, it was named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education and is ranked among the top 15% of all private schools nationally. The school has been nationally recognized recipient of Gold Level Award in the Math Counts competitive program.
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