St. Athanasius School was once again
awarded at Regional Science Fair
We are thrilled to share with you the results of Illinois Junior Academy of Science Regional Science Fair on Saturday, March 5, 2016 held at the Museum of Science and Industry. There were 393 projects representing 48 schools. 39 St. A’s 7th and 8th graders participated. St. Athanasius School was once again awarded the Top School Award. Our students won 34 gold medals and 5 silver medals!
The following students were invited to participate in the State of Illinois Science Fair to be held at Milliken University in Decatur on May 14: Ethan Torain, Eleanor Peterson, Eleanor Ward, Mary Henthorn, Gabi Durkin, Stefi Durkin, Emma Powell, Mary Slowinski, Eva Holton and Julia Urban.
Special awards went to the following students:
American Association of Zoo Keepers: Ella McDonnell
Society of Technical Communication: Gabi Durkin
Lincoln Park Zoo: Eva Holton
Museum of Science and Industry Top Project Award: Ethan Torain, Eleanor Peterson, Eleanor Ward, Mary Henthorn, Emma Powell, Gabi Durkin, Stefi Durkin, and Eva Holton
Tee shirt design: Claire O'Shaughnessy
Program design: Clare Corydon
Thank you notes to sponsors design: Roan Regnier
Congratulations to all of the students that participated. Special thanks to Unit D Science Teacher, Mrs. Vitaioli for teaching, preparing, and spending extra time helping the students be ready for this opportunity.