CSRA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR- UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN AWARD ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARS
MARCH 14, 2022 | SOURCE: AMBER HOUSTON, ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
For Immediate Release:
Fairfax, SC, MARCH 14, 2022- Allendale County School District celebrates three students of Allendale-Fairfax High School for being winners of the CSRA Science & Engineering Fair. Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC, is partnered with the University of South Carolina Aiken and the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center sponsors the event.
Allendale-Fairfax High School scholars Imajyne Winfield, Taylor Polite and Ny’Shiya Sabb submitted their projects on March 2, 2022. The CSRA Science & Engineering Fair was held March 11-12, 2022. Students were interviewed on Saturday March 12, 2022, and winners were announced on Saturday afternoon.
Imajyne Winfield received awards from American Meterological Society, Association for Women Geoscientists, Environment Protection Agency & Stockholm Junior Water Prize. Taylor Polite received an award for Department of Navy, Office of Naval Research and Ny’Shiya Sabb received an award for Department of Navy, Office of Naval Research.
Ny’Shiya Sabb expressed how she participated in the science fair just for fun but was shocked at the recognition she received.
“I really only completed the project because science is fun to me. I was not expecting to actually win anything, but I am proud of myself.” She said.
Tenth Grade Biology Teacher Ms.Tara Fulghum shared her excitement about working with our scholars and experiencing first-hand her first year participating in the science fair with these specific projects.
“It has been an absolute honor to work with these students. Imajyne is a very dedicated and hard-working student who always concentrates during class and works diligently when given a task. She is a very curious student, and it is no surprise to me that she was awarded so many certificates. Ny'Shiya and Taylor are both very intelligent students who are always willing to go above and beyond to help their peers. They are both very outgoing and work hard to complete their work. I am extremely proud of these wonderful young ladies, and I cannot wait to see where their future takes them.” She said.
Allendale County School District proudly celebrates each of these scholars and continues to be a community of excellence, providing support, guidance and continued extended learning opportunities for all scholars.