Middle School Students Win Top Awards at County Science Fair
April 25 – Ten OVS middle school students won top honors last week at the 2016 Ventura County Science Fair awards ceremony and two first-place winners will advance to the California State Science Fair next month in Los Angeles.
This year the science fair featured 1,093 entries from 796 middle and high school students countywide. The winners were selected by local science, engineering and industry professionals who served as judges, and the awards were announced Thursday evening in Camarillo with 148 students receiving awards in 13 scientific categories.
OVS eighth-grader Aaron Wolf won first place in the Human Biology category and seventh-grader Bella Slosberg won first-place in the Zoology category. Congratulations to all the students who worked so hard on their science fair projects and to those who won honors at the county level. Go Spuds!
Science Fair Honorees:
Bella Slosberg: Zoology, 1st Place
Aaron Wolf: Human Biology, 1st Place
Olivia Brown: Product Science Physical, 2nd Place
Ethan Gao: Mathematics, Computer Science and Electronics, 3rd Place
Jenny Guo: Earth, Space and Environmental Sciences, 3rd Place
Catie Jo Larkin: Animal Behavioral and Social Sciences, 4th place
Sophie Ades: Earth, Space and Environmental Sciences, 4th Place
Caspian Ellis: HAAS Engineering, 4th Place
Mateo Thacher: Channel Islands Chapter-California Land Surveyors Association
Emerson McNeil: Ventura County Psychological Association