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FBISD students earn honors in 2020 Broadcom MASTERS International competition (9/10/2020)

FORT BEND ISD (September 10, 2020) – Three Fort Bend ISD students were recently recognized for their work in the 2020 Broadcom MASTERS International, the premiere international science and engineering fair for middle school students.

 

Anushka Aggarwal, now a freshman at Dulles High School, Madison Burke, now a freshman at Travis High School, were honored for their project, “PURi – The Water Purification Process,” and Sanskriti Manoharan, for her project “A Novel Method to Measure Long-Term Particulate Matter (PM) Accumulation on Ligustrum japonicum ‘Texanum’ Leaves as an Indicator of Airborne PM.”

 

The students were named to the top 300 students from among 3,000 entrants. Last school year, all three were students at Quail Valley Middle School, and were assisted on their projects by Carol Benjamin, Elizabeth Fox, Gerlinda Magee and Jeanette Morales. They now wait to see if they move on to be named to the top 30 finalists, to compete for scholarships and prizes.

 

Broadcom MASTERS International is sponsored by the Society for Science & the Public, which works to expand scientific literacy, effective STEM education and scientific research. The Society for Science & the Public also sponsors the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the companion competition for high school students. Visit societyforscience.org to learn more.

 

Photographs (l-r): Anushka Aggarwal, now a freshman at Dulles High School, Madison Burke, now a freshman at Travis High School, were honored for their project, “PURi – The Water Purification Process,” and Sanskriti Manoharan, for her project “A Novel Method to Measure Long-Term Particulate Matter (PM) Accumulation on Ligustrum japonicum ‘Texanum’ Leaves as an Indicator of Airborne PM.”

AggarwalBurkeQVMS2020       ManocharanQVMS2020

 

 

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