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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –
January 22, 2014
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Winners of the Dr. William T. Lipscomb Awards Announced
The 2014 Grand Prize winners of the Dr. William T. Lipscomb Glynn County Science and Engineering Fair Awards were presented to Anna Harris and Mesa Gillette for their project “To Dye For”. Ms. Harris and Gillette won $1,000, a certificate, and their name placed on the trophy. Their teacher is Jen Graustein. For the second year in a row, St. Simons Christian School students took the grand prize.
The 2014 Dr. William T. Lipscomb Outstanding Teacher Award was presented to Jennifer Brashear Glynn Middle School for outstanding support and encouragement of student science and engineering projects and teaching the scientific method for the pursuit of knowledge. Ms. Brashear received an awards certificate and $100.
The Glynn County Science and Engineering Fair took place at the Pinova Conference Center on January 17 and the awards presentation was January 18. The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Awards are sponsored by the Glynn Environmental Coalition, Pinova, and Georgia Power.
Other Dr. William T. Lipscomb Award winners were:
Honorable Mention Award and $500 was presented to William Brock and Gracie Veal for “A Correlational Study of Stomatal Density in Plants” and attend Frederica Academy. Their teacher is Nancy Rivers.
Engineering Electrical and Mechanical Award and $250 was presented to Jackson Warner for “How Helicopter Speed Affects Lift” from Glynn Middle School.
Engineering: Materials and Bioengineering Award and $250 was presented to Allen A. Burns IV for “Radiation Exposure in Everyday Appliances and Devices” from St. Francis Xavier.
Engineering: Physics and Astronomy Award and $250 was presented to Jordan Fishburne for “Speeding Magnets” from Jane Macon Middle School.
The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Awards and $250 for outstanding use of the scientific method in the pursuit of knowledge were presented to:
Alexander Gonzalez, “Does Nike’s All Conditions Control Work?” Glynn Middle School.
The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Award and $50 for use of the scientific method in the pursuit of knowledge were presented to:
Allison Jones, “Kill the Stain,” Glynn Academy.
Dr. William T. Lipscomb served a professor of Biology teaching Anatomy & Physiology at the College in Brunswick until his retirement, and then served as the Glynn Environmental Coalition Secretary until his death nine years ago. Bill was an advocate for the Glynn Environmental Coalition recognizing and supporting our outstanding middle and high school students, teachers, and parents. A science fair award was established in his memory after he passed away and this year was the ninth year the awards were presented. The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Science Fair Awards are sponsored by the Glynn Environmental Coalition, Georgia Power, and Pinova.
The Glynn County Science and Engineering Fair judges were Nancy Mick, Maurice Gray, Jerry Latvala, Pamela Tillman, and Tony Robinson.
PHOTO CAPTION: The Dr. William T. Lipscomb Materials and Bioengineering Award was presented to Allen Burnes by Pat Grozier, Vice-President of Operation, Pinova.
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