LCS Students Take Top Honors at Regional Science Fair

Lynchburg City School students had a successful showing at the regional science fair this spring.  The fair was held at Central Virginia Community College.  Congratulations go to the following students:

CHEMISTRY
First Place:
  Isaac Alty, E. C. Glass High School – “Analysis of Antibiotic and Pesticide Content of Organic and Non-Organic Milk”

Second Place:  Soyun Kim, Heritage High School – “The effects of different cooking methods and origin of red peppers on the amount of vitamin C”

Third Place:  Michael Taylor, E. C. Glass High School – “Do DEHP and DEHA leach into plastic water bottles in extreme conditions?”

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Second Place:  Sarah Hour, E.C. Glass High School – “Radio Frequency Identification(RFID) Navigation System”

ENERGY AND TRANSPORTATION
Second Place:
  Chris Chueh, E. C. Glass High School – “Determining Optimal Blade Setup to Maximize Wind Turbine energy Output”

ANIMAL SCIENCE
Second Place:
  Kintora Chapman, Heritage High School – “The Effect of the Pheromone Cis-Vaccenyl Acetate as a Population Regulator for Drosophila melanogaster”

Third Place:  Adryan Flores, E. C. Glass High School – “The Effect of Light-Induced Phase Shifts on the Reproduction Rate of Drosophila melanogaster”

ENGINEERING
Second Place:
  Alex Wray, E. C. Glass High School – “Comparison of Self Venting Properties with Varying Viscosities Poured at a Constant Rate”

MEDICINE AND HEALTH
Third Place:
  Aejoo Hong, Heritage High School – “The Effect of Gingko Biloba on the Short Term Memory Performance of Drosophila melanogaster”

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