St Michaels Middle High School hosts First Annual STEM Showcase


his Spring. The program was sponsored by a grant from Northrop Grumman and the goal was to encourage problem-solving, the use of 21st century skills and the effective implementation of the scientific method and design process. The STEM Showcase was a competition open to all students enrolled in Science, Math and Career and Technology Courses.

The Showcase was divided into three categories: Research and Scientific Design. Digital Design and Structural Design. Students projects showed in-depth knowledge and creativity along with communication and research skills.


Overall Winner: Julianna Burns (11th grade) and Chase Browning (12th grade) “The Affect of Video Gaming on Reaction Time”

Julianna Burns and Chase Browning

Structural Design Winners: (Tie) Gareth Davis (11th grade) and Luke Cummings (11th grade) “Filtering the Filthy Ditches” and Natalie Kerr (7th grade) “Styrofoam Slicer”

Gareth Davis and Luke CummingsNatalie Kerr


Digital Design Winner: Margaret Ristvey (6th grade) ” Animal Jam: The Bridge Between Gaming and Science”

Margaret Ristvey

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