2017 Central Virginia Regional Science Fair Announces Winners

The 40th annual Central Virginia Regional Science Fair was held in March 4 at Central Virginia Community College. E. C. Glass and Heritage High School students competed among 66 students from high schools representing Amherst County, Appomattox County, Bedford County, Campbell County and the City of Lynchburg. The fair is an affiliate of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

Below is the list of LCS student and group winners:

Category Winners

*CVGS - Central Virginia Governor’s School for Science and Technology

Animal Sciences
3rd place - Manan Shah, Heritage/CVGS                     

Chemistry
2nd place - Titouan Duston, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Computer Science
1st place - Youbin Roh, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Environmental Science
2nd place - William Carrington, E. C. Glass/CVGS
Honorable Mention - Grace Chun, Heritage/CVGS

Mathematics
1st place - Jackson Riffee, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Medicine and Health
3rd place - Rasheed Christian, Heritage/CVGS

Microbiology
2nd place - Alison Palmer, Heritage/CVGS
3rd place - Eva Pontius, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Physics and Astronomy
1st place - Carson Wood, E. C. Glass/CVGS
3rd place - Matthew MacCallum, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Plant Sciences
1st place - Hunter Diminick, E. C. Glass/CVGS

The following winners were nominated to attend the Virginia State Science Fair to be held  March 24-25 hosted by Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA.

  • William Carrington, E. C. Glass/CVGS
  • Hunter Diminick, E. C. Glass/CVGS
  • Jackson Riffee, E. C. Glass/CVGS
  • Youbin Roh, E. C. Glass/CVGS
  • Carson Wood, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Special Awards

Naval Research Award
William Carrington, E. C. Glass/CVGS
Titouan Duston, E. C. Glass/CVGS

U.S. Metric Association
Carson Wood, E. C. Glass/CVGS

ASM Materials Education Foundation Engineering Award
Mary Kate Comerford, Heritage/CVGS

US Air Force Awards
Mary Kate Comerford, Heritage/CVGS
Bryonna Elliott, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Stockholm Water Prize Nominations
William Carrington, E. C. Glass/CVGS
Hunter Diminick, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Mu Alpha Theta – Mathematics Honorary
Jackson Riffee, E. C. Glass/CVGS

ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives Award
Hunter Diminick, E. C. Glass/CVGS

American Meteorological Society
Titouan Duston, E. C. Glass/CVGS

Virginia Dental Society Awards for Recognizing Science Talent Recognition Awards
William Carrington, E. C. Glass/CVGS

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