Congratulations to Brevard High School Students who took top honors at State Science
Sarah Johnson (individual) and Kris Petterson, Meredith Tooley and Erika Williams (team) won GRAND AWARDs (two of eight in the state) at the North Carolina State Science and Engineering Fair in Raleigh. They will represent North Carolina in the International Science and Engineering Fair in May in Pittsburg, PA, all expenses paid. In addition, Sarah won 1st place in the Biological Sciences A division. Her project was titled "Anti-Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis bacterial isolates from Aneides aneus epidermal tissue." Kris, Meredith and Erika won 2nd place in the Biological Sciences B division and a US Army Award. Their project was titled the "Isolation, identification and characterization of endophytes from Cherokee medicinal plants: Yellow Root (Xanthorhiza simplicissima), Downy Rattlesnake Plantain (Goodyera pubescens) and Indian Tobacco (Lobelia inflata)."