Science Fairs

FAWQC members annually participate as judges during the State Science and Engineering Fair. FAWQC also provides a donation for special awards after the judging and the 2018 award recipients are:

Senior Section

First Place

  • Rajat Doshi, Henry B. Plant High School (Hillsborough County)
  • Designing Sustainable Absorbents to Remove Arsenic from Drinking Water Using Computer-Aided Molecular Design

Second Place

  • Kyle Bramblett, Titusville High School (Brevard County)
  • Designing an Improved Method of Shellfish Restoration: Increasing Shell Growth by Using Calcite Media to Increase Calcium and Carbonate Levels in Waters Containing Oyster Restoration Cages

Third Place

  • Lauren Waldman, American Heritage School (Broward County)
  • A Novel Approach to the Bioremediation of Concurrent 1,4-Dioxane and Chlorinated Solvent cis-DCE Contamination

Junior Section

First Place

  • Lavanya Natarajan, DeLaura Middle School (Brevard County)
  • Diaper Under the Landfill

Second Place

  • Shilpa Shiju, Deerlake Middle School (Leon County)
  • Development of a Novel Phosphate Removal System Through a Chemical Mechanism to Decrease the Amount of Toxic Algae Blooms

Third Place

  • Juliana Namen, San Jose Catholic School (Duval County)
  • The Usage of an Agriculture Waste Filter to Remove Lead and Fecal Coliform from River Water Compared to Activated Carbon

Science Fair Photo Albums

Click here to see images of our most recent State Science and Engineering Fair award recipients.

Click here to see images from the 2013 State Science and Engineering Fair.