Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart students in both the Upper School and Middle School are engaged in spring science competitions across the state.
United States Chemistry Olympiad Exam
On Saturday, April 21st, K. Schneeberger ’13 participated in the United States Chemistry Olympiad Exam competition at Simmons College. She does so by invitation after scoring high among strong competitors on the March 31st regional Ashdown Chemistry Exam competition sponsored by the northeastern section of the American Chemical Society.
Region V Middle School Science and Engineering Fair
Twelve Middle School students will represent the school at the Region V Middle School Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, April 28th at Regis College. Approximately 120 students from twenty middle schools in Region V will present their science projects before judges. The winners are invited to attend the Massachusetts State Middle School Science and Engineering Fair in Worcester on June 2nd.
Representing Newton Country Day with individual engineering projects are: C. Page ’16, C. Sullivan ’16, and E. Erler ’16. The team engineering participants are: C. Diggins ’16 and A. Rosovsky ’16, and S. Duehren ’16 and C. Kelly ’16. Seventh graders presenting their projects to the judges are: G. Lakis ’17, C. Boucher ’17, I. Neckermann ’17, P. Power ’17, and E. Warner ’17.
Massachusetts State High School Science Fair
Freshmen C. Williamson ’15 and C. Neckermann ’15 will represent Newton Country Day at the 59thAnnual Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair held at MIT on Friday and Saturday, May 4th and 5th. Williamson was the First Place winner at the March Newton Country Day Science Fair and Neckermann placed third at the school’s Science Fair. The state fair brings together more than 300 top science students and projects from across Massachusetts. Prize winners earn summer internships at prestigious biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and engineering companies; and university scholarships.
We congratulate the endeavors and accomplishments of these science students and wish them well in their competitions!