Science Fair 2017

The 2017 Science Fair Winners are as follows:

RCS school science fair:

1st place
Cara Rodes, "BIOCHAR: Keeping Phosphorus at Bay"

2nd place
Penny Fries, "Conflicting Colors"

3rd place
Josiah Leach, "Plummeting Parachutes"

Honorable Mentions:
Hudsen Mickley, "How Does Your Garden Grow?"
Colin Landes, "A Tooth's Worst Nightmare"
Henry Matter, "Backyard Rocket Science"

Those six students went on to compete at the Regional Science Fair at James Madison University, where two came home with accolades.

Cara Rodes:

Gold Award (Environmental Science)
The Virginia Section American Water Works Association, First Place award ($200 check)
Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association Junior Award
Broadcom Masters Recognition of Outstanding Performance at a Science Fair in 2017 and a Top Science Fair Project in the Nation

Penny Fries: Silver Award (Behavioral Science)