Congratulations to winners at MCSRC!

MHS Science Fair Team members Competed in the Montgomery County Research Competition on Friday, March 22st. MHS students were awarded places within their categories, as well as various special awards from reputed scientific organizations. Congrats to all winners, and good luck to the first, second, and third place winners moving on to the Delaware Valley Science Research Competitions.

Division A (12th Grade)

Harsha Santhanam, Jason Qiu

  • Second Place, Engineering

Adam Zhang

  • First Place, Medicine and Health
  • Special Award from Rockland Immunochemicals
  • Special Award from Merck
  • Statistical Analysis Honorable Mention from Villanova University

Division B (11th Grade)

Eli Weisman

  • Third Place, Behavior

Ashmitha Sivakumar

  • First Place, Earth and Space
  • Special Award from MCSTA for Earth & Space Project
  • Special Award from Association of Women Geologist

Miti Patel

  • Second Place, Earth and Space
  • Special Award from Steve & Mary Beth Young for Astro Project

Shreya Patil

  • First Place, Environmental
  • Special Award from DOW Chemical Company
  • Special Award from MCSTA for Environmental Project
  • Special Award from PA Association of Professional Soil Scientists

Claire Tse

  • First Place, Medicine and Health
  • Special Award from Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research
  • Special Award from Merck

Karen Li

  • Second Place, Medicine and Health
  • Special Award from Steve & Mary Beth Young for Medicine & Health project

Arushi Tiwari

  • Third Place, Medicine and Health
  • Special Award from TUSM Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology
  • Special Award from Merck

Megha Varghese

  • Third Place, Microbiology
  • Special Award from Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Special Award from Montgomery County Community College for Microbiology project

Division C (10th Grade)

Allison Reed

  • First Place, Behavior
  • Special Awards from University of the Sciences

Sarah Young

  • First Place, Biochemistry
  • Special Award from GSK Integrated Biological Platform Sciences Department

Joseph Gulian

  • Third Place, Computers

Jeffrey Gong

  • First Place, Mathematics

Cerise Walker

  • First Place, Medicine and Health
  • Special Award from Montgomery Bucks Dental Society
  • Special Award from MCSTA for Medicine & Health project

Saadya Rao

  • Second Place, Microbiology
  • Special Award from Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

Division D (9th Grade)

Dylan Kuang

  • First Place, Chemistry
  • Special Award from Steve and Mary Beth Young
  • Congressional Award

Angela Lian

  • Honorable Mention, Chemistry

Sudhish Reddy

  • Third Place, Computers
  • Statistical Analysis Honorable Mention from Villanova University

Reese Koch

  • Third Place, Environmental

Anubhav Sen

  • Honorable Mention, Physics
  • Special Award from US Navy for Chemistry project

Irene Biju

  • Special Award from MCSTA for Chemistry project

Congrats to PJAS Regional Winners

MHS Science Fair Team members participated in the PJAS Region 1B Competition on Saturday. Presentations were graded on a 5-point scale by various STEM professionals who served as judges. Several MHS students received a score of 4 or higher (a 1st place) and will move on to the PJAS States competition at Penn State in May. Congrats to all who participated!

Students who received perfect scores:

  • Shrinidhi Dandibhotla
  • Karen Li
  • Sarah Young

Other students who received a 1st place:

  • Dylan Kuang
  • Angela Lian
  • Miti Patel
  • Shreya Patil
  • Saadya Rao
  • Sudhish Reddy
  • Ashmitha Sivakumar
  • Arushi Tiwari
  • Claire Tse
  • Megha Varghese

Important MCSRC Info

Starting Monday, January 28th, 2019 a board in Mr. Helm’s Room (A213) will be open to place your name in a category/division for the upcoming MCSRC competition. Stop by as soon as possible to claim your spot. There is a limit of three participants per category for each grade from the same school. First come, first served!

There is a meeting on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 for all science fair team members. Any member wishing to participate in MCSRC must complete the following form: 2019 MCSRC Registration and Abstract form. The individual registration form must be turned in by the date of the meeting. The abstract must be done by the time of the competition. All fees are covered by MHS. We will also register for the competition at the meeting as a group.

PJAS 2019 Due Dates

Any member wishing to participate in the PJAS competition must complete the following:

1) Online Registration: Students participating in PJAS this year must complete the online registration by 11:59pm on Tuesday, January 15th at https://www.pjasregistration.com/v1/.  Any student who registers after that time will not be entered in the competition.

2) Student Registration Form: The 2019 PJAS Student Registration Form must be completed and turned in the A213 by 4pm on Thursday, January 17th. The $20 registration fee is paid for by MHS.

3) Presentation Upload: Project presentations must be completed and uploaded at https://www.pjasregistration.com/v1/ by midnight Thursday, February 21st.

4) PJAS Regional Competition: The competition will take place on Saturday, February 23rd at Souderton Area High School. Transportation will not be provided by the school. Student arrival is 7:45-8am. You may want to bring a flash drive with your presentation as a backup. You may also want to print out comment sheets for the judges, as sometimes they are not provided. This and more information can be found under the PJAS Regionals tab.