GPS Sophomore Sinha Competes At International Science Fair

Monday, May 05, 2014

GPS Sophomore Ayushi Sinha has returned from competing at the International Sustainable World Energy Engineering Environment Project, ISWEEEP, in Houston, Texas, where she was one of 25 silver medalists in her category, Environment. She was in the top 20 percent of the 385 projects from 44 states and 66 countries.

She was awarded the opportunity to attend ISWEEEP because she was a winner at the 62nd annual Regional Science & Engineering Fair held in March at UTC. At the local competition, Ms. Sinha won first place in her category, environmental science, the Stockholm Junior Water Prize Award, and an invitation to attend the groundbreaking competition in Houston. She was part of a GPS team that won the Senior Division Award for the 4th year in a row.

Since the region fair, she has been chosen as the Tennessee Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) state winner and been invited to attend the national SJWP competition in Herndon, Virginia, this June.  

Ms. Sinha’s award-winning project researched the effect of the surface on zebra mussel attachment. Her science teacher is Sonya Steele.


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