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West Hartford Students Win Honors at CT Science and Engineering Fair

St. Timothy Middle School Science Fair winners. Submitted photo

Students from St. Timothy Middle School in West Hartford achieved great success by winning honors in their age groups.

St. Timothy Middle School Science Fair winners. Submitted photo

St. Timothy Middle School Science Fair winners. Submitted photo

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St. Timothy Middle School sent four students to the Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair at Quinnipiac University on March 15 – 19, 2016. All four student won honors in their age group. The fair had 650 participants representing 130 schools from Connecticut.

“People don’t realize that a small Catholic School can nurture such strong scientists that think analytically. We are just so proud of their accomplishments” said Tara Bellefleur, St. Timothy Middle School principal.

“Flour Power” by Christopher Baldini of West Hartford , Grade 7, received honors as a State Finalist and two Special Awards:

  • Pfizer Life Sciences Awards – Fourth Place -Life Sciences seventh grade – trophy and Invite to Compete Broadcom MASTERS
  • Institute of Food Technologists, Nutmeg Section – $50 award plus an invitation to dinner

“Is Tap Water Safe to Drink in Connecticut?” by Benjamin Lee of West Hartford, Grade 8, received honors as a State Finalist and Special Award Winner

  • Pfizer Life Sciences Awards – Fourth Place – Life Sciences eighth grade – trophy and Invite to Compete Broadcom MASTERS

“Sustainable Wireless Powered House” by Steven Liu of West Hartford, Grade 8, received honors as a State Finalist and four Special Awards Winner

  • Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair Physical Sciences Awards – Finalist – Physical Sciences Eighth Grade – CSF Medallion and Acrylic Award
  • Alternative/Renewable Energy Awards – Middle School Finalist – Medallion, Acrylic Award
  • Sustainable Resources and Practices Awards – Middle School Finalist – Medallion and Acrylic Trophy
  • Constellation, an Exelon Company – First: $125.00 Cash – Grade 7-8: For Excellence in clean renewable/sustainable energy

“Fuel Up- The Electrolyte Challenge” by Matthew Walker of West Hartford, Grade 8, received Third Honors.

St. Timothy Middle School is a co-ed Catholic Middle School for grades 6, 7 and 8 in West Hartford. The school’s mission is to educate the whole adolescent, body, mind and spirit. You can learn more about STMS by visiting their website at: http://www.stmswh.org or contacting Tara Bellefleur at 860.236.0614 or [email protected].

 

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