Einstein students win at Northwest Association for Biomedical Research Middle School Contest

Friday, June 10, 2016

School Board President David Wilson with Einstein students
(see names in article)

Einstein 8th grade honors science students researched Advancements in Biomedical Technology and Animal Studies and then submitted essays, posters and videos to the annual Northwest Association For Biomedical Research Middle School Contest in March 2016.

Local scientists in the field judged the student entries from schools throughout the region. There were over 250 entries this year and 25 were selected to receive top prizes.

Seven Einstein students placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in their category and ten Einstein students received honorable mentions.

Einstein students tour IDRI in Seattle

Einstein students that placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd received a cash prize and were invited to an awards ceremony and tour at IDRI- Infectious Disease Research Institute in Seattle on June 6th.

Pictured above with Shoreline School board David Wilson are:
  • Mia Foster - 2nd place essay, Animal Research Helps Animals
  • Samantha Ayers - 1st place video, Animal Research Helps Animals
  • Erin Hocrafer – 1st place video, Advancements in Biomedical Technology 
  • Hannah Scheidegger -2nd second place video, Advancements in Biomedical Technology 
  • Kokoro Holcomb - 3rd place video, Advancements in Biomedical Technology 
  • Jenny Nguyen - 1st place poster, Animal Research Saves Lives
  • Caroline Gugger - 1st place poster , Advancements in Biomedical Technology 

Honorable mentions went to:

Lena Bae, Molly Stamey, Abigail Larson, Genevieve Trimbell, Karsten Lomax, Ed Smith, Cynthia Ruelas, Mary Haanen, Elma Lu, and Shay Ryder.

These student are all in Mary Thurber’s honors 8th grade classes. Projects can be viewed on Ms. Thurber’s Science Website. More photos and details here.


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