LAHS Students Head To International Science Fair

ISEF boys. Courtesy photo
ISEF girls. Courtesy photo
LAPS News:
Saturday, April 7, 26 Los Alamos students participated in the State Science Fair at New Mexico Tech in Socorro. Los Alamos Public School students received 16 awards in the Junior Division, and in the Senior Division, Los Alamos High School received 32 awards.
Of the 11 LAHS students who competed in the Senior Division, seven will be moving on to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, PA, where they will compete with 1,800 ISEF finalists from around the world May 13-18.
Congratulations to Lillian Petersen, Charles Strauss, Karin Ebey, Xavier McTeigue, Uriah Sanchez, Gabriel Holesinger and Anna Abeyta (student observer).
ISEF Finalist Projects From Los Alamos:
  • Karin Ebey, “Modeling American Alligator Population Dynamics”
  • Lillian Petersen, “Predicting Food Shortages in Africa from Satellite Imagery”
  • Charles Strauss, “Teaching an Artificial Intelligence with an Artificial Intelligence”
  • The team of Gabriel Holesinger, Uriah Sanchez, and Xavier McTeigue, “Hydroponic Agriculture: Individual vs Commercial”
  • Student Observer, Anna Abeyta, “Drugs, Genetics, and Cancer”