State Science & Engineering Fair

2021 Winners from Pasco

From March 28th thru April 1st, Twenty Six (26) of Pasco's best science students competed at the state level and performed brilliantly!

Congratulations to all of our delegates!
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Nathalie Eckermann - University of Central Florida - Pegasus Gold Scholarship - $14,000

Cellular/Molecular Biology & Biochemistry. From Saddlebrook Preparatory School. Senior Division

The Pasco Delegates

Your 2021 Florida State Science & Engineering Fair Student Delegates Representing Pasco!

Fatima Abu Khaled - Pasco Middle School

Elyse Alagal - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Rachel Buksbaum - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Aubree Collins - Cypress Creek Middle School

Anabel Crisostomo Guerrero - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Palmer Curtis - Dayspring Academy Secondary

Sebastian Davis - Pasco Middle School

Nathalie Eckermann - Saddlebrook Preparatory School

Rachel Forgas - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Daniil Fortuna - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Alysa Grunden - Dayspring Academy Secondary

Brian Hammond - Pasco Middle School

Ben Harrison - Academy at the Lakes

Olivia Hursey - Cypress Creek Middle School

Daniel Jacob - Academy at the Lakes

Eden Jennings - Academy at the Lakes

Cemre Kayisli - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Joshua Kopp - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Abigail Laber - Charles S. Rushe Middle School

Luke Lawhorne - Bishop Larkin Catholic School

Morgan Montayre - Bishop Larkin Catholic School

Bianca Nicholas - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Karolina Porcelli - Seven Springs Middle School

Amanda Proctor - Wiregrass Ranch High School

Brianna Regan - Cypress Creek Middle School

Eli Rooker - Dayspring Academy Secondary

A Great Big Thank You!

This was an especially challenging year for a plethora of reasons. It took the efforts of so many individuals to make science fair happen and to provide some normalcy and opportunity for our students in this fantastically crazy school year. A huge thank you goes out to Karen Getty Stewart (Pasco PEPS) and Branden Anglin (WRHS), for tirelessly supporting the State Delegates for the fair and all the work that goes into getting them ready to compete. Another thank you to Maria Emerick (OLL) for all the behind the scenes work in getting everything organized and paid for. To the Pasco Education Foundation for continuing to support and fund the science fair in Pasco schools. Thank you to Lesley Kirkley for your grand, game-changing ideas on how to make Pasco Science the model. Thank you to Superintendent Browning, Vanessa Hilton and the amazing Assistant Superintendents that support what we do. Thank you to our distinguished School Board Members. Finally, to Lea Mitchell, the director of OLL, for your continued and unwavering support of science. You are an amazing leader and we couldn't do it without you!

You can view the Grand Awards Ceremony Here ☟

2021 SSEF Virtual Ceremony - 66th Annual - Broadcast Attempt 2

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