Six scientists place for St. Paul’s

Six scientists place for St. Paul’s
Euan Pascual, Joshua Inocencio, William Petersen, Alex Silba, Viktoriia Galushchak and Marco Chua.

Six St. Paul’s Catholic School-Riverside students earned top awards at the Northeast Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair, held at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville, Feb. 12 to 15.

  • Marco Chua — First place, Junior Earth Science Category — “Wave Force Dissipation: Year 2”
  • Viktoriia Galushchak – President’s Award; Lemelson Early Inventor Award; First place, Junior Computer Science category — “How Can People Who Don’t Know Sign Language Communicate with People Who Do?”
  • Joshua Inocencio — Second place, Junior Behavioral and Social Science category — “Could a Statement Being Positive or Negative Affect Its Credibility?”
  • Euan Pascual — Fourth place, Junior Engineering category — “Energy Rays”
  • William Petersen and Alex Silba — UF College of Medicine Junior Division Medicine and Health special award; Second place, Junior Medicine and Health category — “Testing the Efficacy of Antioxidants to Hinder Cell Growth and Its Utility in Cancer Research”

Chua, Galushchak and Inocencio will join the Northeast Florida regional team, advancing to compete at the 68th State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida, slated for April 4 to 6 at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland.

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