Shorecrest students earn honors at NWABR Student Bio Expo

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Shorecrest students participated in Student Bio Expo
Photo courtesy Shoreline Schools

Thirty-four Shorecrest High School students participated in the 14th Annual Northwest Association of Biomedical Research (NWABR) Student Bio Expo on May 16 at Shoreline Community College.

The event provides students with the opportunity to learn about biotechnology, biomedicine and bioethics.

The students were among over 370 students from over 20 schools across the state who spent the year independently researching a scientific topic and creating a project around it.

Many of the Shorecrest students also earned awards for their projects. The students were advised by Shorecrest honors biology teachers Shelby Bushman and David Svrcek.

Shorecrest students who placed or received honorable mentions

Drama/Dance Category:
  • Julianne Oshiro - 1st - Drama - OCD
  • Coco Hart - 2nd - Dance - Alzheimer’s Disease
Creative Writing Category:
  • Katie Evans - Honorable Mention - Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Nora Jorgensen - Honorable Mention - Cotard’s Disease
Journalism Category:
  • Shelby Gresch - 3rd - Telekinesis or Neuroprosthetics?
Teaching Category:
  • Aldo Chavez - 3rd - Multiple Sclerosis in Today’s World
  • Alex Dietrich - Honorable Mention - HIV
Website Category:
  • Katie Jerauld - 2nd - Genetically Modified Organisms
  • Eddie Peabody - 3rd  - Combating Malaria
Molecular Modeling Category:
  • Claire Perrin - 2nd - Trastuzuman: A Powerful Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Sydney Burns - Honorable Mention - Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer
Multimedia Category:
  • Marieke Visscher - 1st - Optogenics: Mind Control on a Cellular Level
  • Chris Lee - Honorable Mention - CAR T-Cell Therapy
Lab Research Category:
  • DeMeaus Wong - 3rd - Effects of Monosodium Glutamate on Black Eyed Pea Growth
The students were advised by Shorecrest honors biology teachers Shelby Bushman and David Svrcek.


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