BEEHIVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY STUDENTS CAPTURE
AWARDS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR
Salt Lake City—Beehive Science and Technology Academy students captured several awards at the University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair held March 12 through 14.
The annual science and engineering competition was held at Rice Eccles Stadium and included students in grades 5 through 12 from Canyons, Granite, Murray, North Sanpete, Park City, Salt Lake and Tooele School Districts, area charter schools and the Salt Lake Catholic Diocese. According to the University of Utah, “Participation in science fair stimulates student's interest in science and technology while simultaneously promoting the development of communication, decision making, evaluation of alternative solutions and critical thinking.”
Beehive students who won include: Sanjana Kargi and Dua Azhar, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) grand prize winners (one of six)—they will get to compete at the International Science Fair to be held May 12 through 17 in Phoenix; Aiden Pasinsky, Intel ISEF observer—he will get to attend the International Science Fair in May as an observer; Kassie Holt and Sidor Clare, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, junior division; Braxton Dake, Mu Alpha Theta, second place; Nihal Kariparduc and Zachary Maynard, Symantec, senior division; Kassie Holt and Sidor Clare, Broadcom Masters, 13th place.
Award winners in specific categories included: Aiden Pasinsky, Biology and Biochemistry, third place, senior; Nihal Kariparduc and Zachary Maynard, Energy—Chemical and Physical, first place, senior; Sanjana Kargi and Dua Azhar, Engineering—Electrical and Computer Science, first place, senior; Kassie Holt and Sidor Clare, Engineering—Materials and Biomedical, second place, junior; Nicholas Jacob, Engineering—Mechanical, first place, junior; and Braxton Dake, Physics, Astronomy and Math, second place, senior.