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    Biotechnology Genetics Students Presented Their Capstone Projects | May 2019
    Posted on 12/01/2018
    19th Annual Student BioExpo at Shoreline Community College

    Congratulations Creative Scientists!

    On Friday, May 17, Biotechnology Genetics students presented their capstone projects at the 19th annual Student BioExpo at Shoreline Community College. They did an excellent job presenting their work and received several accolades from the judges.

    The BioExpo is a science fair where students can enter in several different categories ranging from Drama/Dance and Lab Research to Creative Writing and Molecular Modeling. All projects are judged for their scientific content and for creativity in each category. Fifteen schools from the Puget Sound area participated.

    All of the students represented Ballard with poise and grace. Our students created projects in several categories. In the following categories, our students received special recognition.

    Multi-Media: Honorable Mention-Ruby Siehl and Jessica Coacher for Life with Down Syndrome; Ainsley Perkins and Sarah Payne for Parkinson’s Disease: Loosing Control ; Tied for 3rd Place-Olivia Bernard and Abigail Frankel for Total Takeover: Polycystic Kidney Disease ; 1st Place-Olivia Balaban for Aicardi Up Close.

    Music: Honorable Mention: Noah Tanner, Josh Barton, and Zev Carlyle for Huntington’s Disease Song; 3rd Place-Ethan Nishi and Peter Furia for Thummo

    Web Design: 3rd Place: Luke Heinen for Autism in Science and Society

    Penny Pagels-Lead Teacher
    Biotechnology Academy
    Ballard High School
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