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Four High School Students from The St. Andrew’s Priory School for Girls Advance to the Hawaii Academy of Science District Science Fair (Honolulu, buy HI)

On February 6, advice 2016 students from Oahu’s private schools participated in the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS) Honolulu District Science Fair. There were 30 high school projects entered in the fair judged by university professors, case physicians, scientists, engineers, and other STEM professionals.

Four Priory high school students and their three science projects will advance to the Hawaii State Science & Engineering Fair, March 28-30 at the Hawaii Convention Center. A project by two students received additional accolades and awards. Priory school science teacher Jay Hamura served as this year’s upper school student science advisor.
Details on each project:

Project: Novel Utilizations of Globally Invasive Algae Species: Environmental and Economical Implementations of Fermented Microalgae
Students: Ariana Kim, 12th grade Sree Kutty, 12th grade

Description: Explores practical uses for globally invasive algae, including paper products and fertilizer
Recognition and Awards: • This project placed second in the HAIS District Science Fair • Moves on to the Hawaii State Science & Engineering Fair • Ms. Kim and Ms. Kutty will attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Science Fair in Phoenix Arizona in May. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest pre-college science competition. • Ms. Kim will attend the National Science Symposium in Ohio, in April • Ms. Kim and Ms. Kutty were awarded an all-expense paid trip to the University of North Carolina in June to compete nationally for the U.S. Stockholm Junior Wate

Congratulations St. Andrews Priory School for Girls!

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