McCallie Students Win Several Awards At Chattanooga Regional Science Fair

Friday, March 14, 2014

McCallie students took home four of the top five awards at the Chattanooga Regional Science Fair March 13 and 15 boys earned recognition.Those with top-five finishes are invited to present their projects and attend the International Science and Engineering Fair to be held in Los Angeles in October. Two others were invited to present in Houston, TX, and another is being considered for a trip to Stockholm, Sweden. 

Tanay Patri (10th grade)
Engineering, Myoelectric Prosthetic Charging Device

Office of Naval Research Award

First in Engineering

Second overall; Invited to present his project at the ISEF fair in LA

Andrew Aultman (9th)
Microbiology

Tennessee Aquarium Award

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

First in Microbiology

Third overall and an invitation to the ISEF fair in Los Angeles, CA

Alex Guan (10th)
Aeronautical Engineering project

HAP Arnold Air Force Aeronautics Award

MU Theta National Mathematics Award

First in Physics

Fourth overall at the fair with an invitation to ISEF Los Angeles

Jack Elliot (9th)
Lunar Soil project

First in Earth and Space Science (only project in division)

Fifth overall at the fair and invited to attend ISEF in Los Angeles, CA

Chris Kositske (10th)
Jellyfish Cell Biology Project

Medical Foundation of Chattanooga FutureDocs Award

Tennessee Aquarium Award

Third in Cell Biology

John Chen (10th)
Stem Cell project

First in Cell Biology

Eric Via (11th)
Re-engineering a Motherboard project

HAP Arnold Air Force Aeronautics Award

Coca-Cola Bottling Award

Yale Science and Engineering Association Award

Second in Engineering; Electrical and Mechanical

Anthony Bundros (9th) and Alex Gray (9th)
Jellyfish Animal Science project

Tennessee Aquarium Award

Tennessee American Water Award

Second in Animal Science

Peter Cook (11th) and Owen Crum (10th)
Jellyfish Animal Science project

Stockholm Junior Water Prize (possible trip to Stockholm Sweden)

Tennessee American Water Award

Tennessee Aquarium Award

First in Animal Science 

Sam Maner (9th)
Wind Tunnel project

First in Energy and Transportation

 

Ryland Chapman (10th)
Cosmic Ray project

Second in Physics

Eric Shadle (10th) and James Hale (11th)
Animal Science

Tennessee Aquarium Award

Third in Animal Science


Helen DeVos College Of Education Celebrates Student Teachers

The Helen DeVos College of Education at Lee University celebrated the accomplishments of its student teachers with a banquet in the Centenary Room on Lee’s campus. Student teachers, cooperating teachers and supervisors enjoyed the evening sharing the semester’s experiences with each other. Speakers for the evening included Cameryn Byrd, Lauren Suits, Jonathan Berry and Jared ... (click for more)

Lee University Named To President’s Service Honor Roll Once Again

The Corporation for National and Community Service announced that Lee University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, once again receiving recognition for its commitment to bettering the community through service. “Receiving this honor indicates that our students and faculty are engaging in transformative service with our community ... (click for more)

2 Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery At Highway 153 Long John Silver's

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Friday morning. At approximately  8:10  a.m. the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 5317 Highway 153 for a robbery at the Long John Silver's.  Officers discovered that two black men, wearing hoodies and masks, entered the Long John Silver's and forced the assistant manager ... (click for more)

Fire Causes $30,000 In Damages At Scenic City Concrete

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported structure fire shortly after  10 p.m. Thursday  at Scenic City Concrete Pumping, at 2903 South Orchard Knob Ave. Captain Donny McMillian with Engine 9 said smoke was visible when the first firefighters arrived. Captain McMillian said the firefighters had to force their way through a locked gate and into the building, ... (click for more)

Please Don't Close The Piccadilly Cafeteria At Hamilton Place - And Response

Oh, no. The Piccadilly Cafeteria at Hamilton Place is closing.  Its last day is Christmas Eve.  I will miss the great food they have there but most of all I will miss their servers, cashiers and waitresses.  They are all so friendly and accommodating.  They make it like it’s a home-style restaurant. I sure wish there was some way that Hamilton Place and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: God Bless Cathy & Co.

The secret to the whole thing is not getting caught but somebody at the Toys R Us store in Framingham, Mass., had a camera when Cathy O’Grady was very quietly paying off all the layaway balances at the popular location last week. The picture snaked its way onto social media sites and her friends quickly recognized the area’s most famous “layaway angel.” Then somebody in nearby ... (click for more)