District students qualify for the Houston Science and Engineering Fair and place in various other competitions
It was “standing room only” in Fort Settlement Middle School’s cafeteria, the site for Fort Bend ISD’s annual Secondary Science Fair Awards reception, held February 4. FBISD students, parents and staff attended the event to celebrate science in action as middle and high school students presented their Science Fair projects, sharing their expertise with the audience.
Based on the superior quality of work, 67 middle school projects and 45 high school projects qualify for the Houston Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held February 26-28 at the University of Houston Alumni Center. The projects were developed by individual and teams of students.
FBISD students have also placed in various other science competitions, including the Mars Rover Competition, the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association contest, Lone Star F-L-L Championship, and several Science Olympiad tournaments. Following are the results from the various science competitions:
Middle School Level
Fort Settlement Middle School
Iker Aguirre, 1st place and Grand Prize at University of Houston Mars Rover Competition
Quail Valley Middle School
1st place in RC category and 3rd through 5th place awards in Free Form at University of Houston Mars Rover Competition; two 1st place awards in Science (one individual award and one team award) at the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association contest; 1st place in Core Values, Robotics Team at the Lone Star F-L-L Championship
Sartartia Middle School
Maham Sewani, 1st and 2nd place awards in various Science Olympiad Tournaments
High School Level
Clements High School
The Clements HS JETS (Junior Engineer and Technical Society) members competed in the MIT Science Olympiad Invitational in Cambridge, MA placing 6th out of 68 teams from across the country. The team also earned 1st place at the Cypress Falls High School Science Olympiad Invitational.
Dulles High School
Brian Bell, 1st place and Archibald Cruz, 2nd place in Science at the Decathlon Regionals; 1st place Sweepstakes and eight Top Ten spots at Seven Lakes Invitational Meet (Dulles will also compete in upcoming Regional Science Bowl and Science Olympiad.)
Elkins High School
1st place at the C.E. King Science Competition, 2nd place at the Dulles Science Competition and 2nd place at the Atascocita Competition
Fort Bend ISD congratulates all of the student winners, as well as their teachers and sponsors, on these recent honors.