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Video: Snellville Students Discover Fun at Science Fair

More than 1,000 students participated in the regional science fair Feb. 22.

More than 1,000 students, including Snellville students, participated in the 35th annual Gwinnett County Regional Science Fair on Friday, Feb. 22.

It is the county's largest regional event, and students come from public schools, private schools, homeschools and more.

The theme this year is "Motivating the Next Generation of Science and Engineering Leaders—from Classroom to Career."

-- See the attached video of Brandon Gomez, of Snellville, a ninth-grade student at Grayson High School. His project is "Nanorgs."--

In the project, these nano-organisms are extremely tiny robots that collect energy from oill spills and avoid danger while performing their job, the student says.

Judges announced the winners late Friday night. Check the event's website next week to learn who all the winners are.

In the Snellville area, the following schools participated:

Brookwood Cluster:

  • Brookwood High School: 43 students, 18 projects
  • Crews Middle School: 31 students, 21 projects
  • Five Forks Middle School: 23 students, 16 projects
  • Brookwood Elementary School: Six students, six projects
  • Craig Elementary School: 10 students, 10 projects
  • Gwin Oaks Elementary School: eight students, six projects

Grayson Cluster:

  • Grayson High School: 53 students, 33 projects (Student in the technology school may come from anywhere in the county.)

Shiloh Cluster:

  • Shiloh Middle School: 19 students, 18 projects
  • Anderson-Livsey Elementary School: Seve students, seven projects

South Gwinnett Cluster:

  • South Gwinnett High School: 19 students, 12 projects
  • Norton Elementary School: Six students, six projects
  • Rosebud Elementary Schoool: Nine students, nine projects

-- Where you, your child or your student at the science fair Friday? If so, upload pictures of this proud moment to Snellville Patch's photo gallery. --

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