2015 Science Fair

img_5802 DSC00433 DSC00458 DSC00441St. Monica’s annual 7th-8th grade Science Fair took place in the Ross Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 10. Projects incorporated a wide range of concepts such as solar power, plant propagation, ballistics, mechanics, and electricity. The winning projects were: first place Rene Urrea and Jackson Jones on the effects of different types of water on plant growth; second place Grace Brady and Malia Evans on protease and the solidification of gelatin with different fruits; and third place Jacqueline Gerrity and Rebecca Lizarde on fuel cell and solar panel efficiency. Rene and Jackson will go on to represent St. Monica Academy at the L.A. regional science fair in March. Special thanks to the event organizers, Mr. Thomas Quackenbush and Miss Molly Boles, and to the judges: Mr. Daniel Selmeczy, Mr. Randy Friedl, and Mrs. Alma Cornejo.

More photos of the event can be seen at www.stmonicaacademy.com/photos/.