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Brevard Brings Home Four International Science & Engineering Fair Wins

Brevard Regional Science Fairs had 11 students participate in the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in Dallas, Texas, May 13-19, 2023. This international competition had more than 1,600 participants compete in various science, technology, engineering, computer science, and mathematics categories.

All 11 BPS students either won Best of Show at a Brevard Regional Fair, received an ISEF bid at the Regional Runoff Competition, or won a bid at the State Science and Engineering Fair. Brevard had four winners at the International Science and Engineering Fair:

Third Award of $1000

Environmental Engineering
Sharanya Natarajan, Edgewood Junior Senior High School
An Engineered Hub & Spoke System to Seek & Destroy HABs (Year 4)

Fourth Award of $500
Environmental Engineering
Robert Zrallack, Titusville High School
Engineering a Completely Biodegradable Water Treatment System To Reverse Eutrophication in Leachate Canals That Lead Into the Indian River

Plant Sciences
Samantha Cohen-Pinsky, Satellite High School
Targeted Mutagenesis of the Arabidopsis deoxyhypusine Synthase Gene via CRISPR/Cas9 Enzyme Engineering Generating an Increase in Carbon Sequestration and Photosynthetic Rate

Florida Institute of Technology Full Tuition Presidential Scholarship
Pranav Ponnusamy, West Shore Junior Senior High School
3rd-Eye: A Novel Embedded System for Driver Attentiveness Monitoring Using Data Fusion and Machine Learning (Year 2)

Congratulations to each of these students on their big wins!