Middle School Science Fair 2016 Winners

  • Broadcom MASTERS Outstanding Middle School Project Award

    The Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) is a national competition for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who participate in a Society for Science and the Public affiliated fair. The top 10% of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade participants at their SSP-affiliate science fairs have been selected for this honor. Congratulations on becoming a Broadcom MASTERS nominee! As a nominee you are eligible to register and complete an on-line application to compete nationally for valuable prizes and awards including the grand prize of $25,000. From these entrants, the top 300 Semifinalists will be announced in August 2016 and 30 finalists will be announced by early September. Finalists will win an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. in October 2016 to compete in the Broadcom MASTERS Finals which includes a visit to the White House and usually a greeting from the President.

Broadcom Winners


    • Santiago Stone: Alternative Flooring for the Impoverished, St. John the Evangelist
    • Luke Bedard :Liquid Density and Arrow Ballistics, Bates Middle
    • Sabina Holz: May the Force (of Drag) be with you, Severna Park Middle
    • Christopher Lowe and Trystin Martin: Password Complexity, Magothy River Middle
    • Sean Donovan: VORP 101, St. John the Evangelist
    • Olivia Velthuis: Food Dye Separation through Gel Electrophoresis, Old Mill Middle North
    • Caroline Hosmer: Keratosis Pilaris, will those Bumps Go Away? Old Mill Middle South
    • Joshua Phillips: In a Fog, Old Mill Middle South
    • Ian Ferris: Impacts of SPHS Construction on Cool Pond, Old Mill Middle South
    • Lydia Willhite: Start or Sit? Severn River Middle
    • Andrew Keller: Fuel from Water? Severna Park Middle
    • John Schedel: Magnetic Gears, Severna Park Middle
    • Aaron Chu: The Efficiency of Nanotechnology on Cleaning Up Oil,  Chesapeake Science Point
    • Abigail Cuviello and Gretchen Lutz: Eggsperimenting with Caged vs. Free Range Chickens, Bates Middle
    • Maria Kazlauski: Is the Chicken Safe to Eat? St. Philip Neri
    • Reine Saint Amour: The Next Wave: Power, Bates Middle
    • Anagha Sandeep: Hit Me with Your Best Shot, Chesapeake Science Point
    • Dhruva Kothari: Are You Smarter than a Computer? Chesapeake Science Point