BCS Shines at Science Fair
Erika DuPond Wins Science Fair Award at State.
Seven BCS Students Get Regional Recognition.
BCS sophomore Erika DuPond took 4th place in state for her project titled “Innovative Use of Architecture & Windows Design to Reduce Energy Transmission in Buildings” at the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair on March 30-April 1 in San Antonio.
She competed against fifteen other projects in in the energy and transportation category. This was a continuation of her project from last year, which she also took to state.
Erika and six other students won recognition at the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival on February 23, where Erika’s project won 2nd place and qualified to advance to state.
“Eye Genetics,” a project by sophomores Hannah Kwon and Kyle Back, and junior Seokhyun Koh, won 4th place in the cellular and molecular biology category.
BCS junior Ginger Huh and senior Min Shin, received one of two Stockholm Jr. Water Prize and the 3rd Place TAWWA/WEAT Excellence in Water award for their project, “Are You Drinking What You Think You Are Drinking?” They also earned the opportunity to enter another science competition.
Eighth grader, Charis Martin, received a special award from the Society of Women Engineers for her project, “Playing Pitch Pipes.”
Forty BCS middle and high school students took 21 science projects to the regional science festival, which took place at the Palmer Events Center.