Del Valle ISD students from Creedmoor Elementary, Del Valle Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary and Smith Elementary were awarded Elementary Ribbon Awards & Elementary Special Awards on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Palmer Event Center during the annual Austin Energy Regional Science Festival.
“The Austin Energy Regional Science Fair is an exciting time of year for both teachers and students,” said fifth grade Smith Elementary science teacher Amber Ames. “It’s a well-respected annual event that motivates and challenges our students through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math components.”
Teyla Woody, Smith Elementary fifth grade student, received the special award of Austin Energy Renewable Energy Innovation Award Honorable Mention. Woody also received the first place Elementary Ribbon Award for her Spinner Windmill project.
The following students were recognized as Elementary Ribbon Award winners.
|Zoe Alimon||1st||Relaxin in Chemicals||Creedmoor Elementary|
|Justin Coleman-Hays||2nd||Can a Lemon or Potato Conduct Electricity to Power Objects||Creedmoor Elementary|
|Isaiah Sanders||2nd||Creating An Electromagnet Using Various Core Materials||Creedmoor Elementary|
|Matthew Beckwith||1st||Stacked Liquids||Creedmoor Elementary|
|Yazmin Aquilera||NS||Puede Afectar La Falta De Luz Solar En El Crecimiento y Coloración De Una Planta||Creedmoor Elementary|
|Adrianna Davidson||2nd||Gummy Bear Lab||Del Valle Elementary|
|Lisette Gutierrez||1st||Popcorn||Del Valle Elementary|
|Evan Matthews||2nd||Magnet Strength||Del Valle Elementary|
|Diana Lara Jaimes Ornelas, Mia Ontiveros Gonzalez||3rd||Space||Del Valle Elementary|
|Juan Manuel Velardes||2nd||Volcanos||Del Valle Elementary|
|Edwin Rodriguez-Castelan, Alexander Jimenez Maturano, Emmanuel Fernandez||2nd||Soundwaves||Hillcrest Elementary|
|Adrian Madero-Rivera, Ingrid Nieto-Rodriguez||2nd||Blue or Gold||Hillcrest Elementary|
|Angel Suarez Jaimes, Cristian Loyola Castanon, Sebastian Acosto Montenegro||2nd||The Volcanic Coke Explosion||Hillcrest Elementary|
|Axel Prado, Magdiel Rivera Ruiz, Delaney Martinez Fuentes||1st||How Do You Feel In Time of Day?||Hillcrest Elementary|
|Angelica Valladares, Sophia Chamorro-Quezada||2nd||Memory Test||Hillcrest Elementary|
|Cora Wylie||2nd||Which Marker Brand Lasts Longest?||Hillcrest Elementary|
|Cesar Suarez Jaimes, Thomas Rodriguez, Jesse Loyola Castanon||2nd||Bottle Rockets||Hillcrest Elementary|
|Davis Navejas||NS||Which Soil Can Grow Plants Fastest?||Hillcrest Elementary|
|Teyla Woody||1st||Spinner Windmill||Smith Elementary|
|Ryuichi Sayers||1st||Boiling Points||Smith Elementary|
|Daniel Castelan||3rd||Tsunamis||Smith Elementary|
|Eduardo Dantel Ramirez||2nd||Diaper Dissection||Smith Elementary|
The Austin Energy Regional Science Festival is one of Texas’ largest regional science fairs with almost 3,000 students from 3rd through 12th grade. It encourages and rewards innovative student research and provides scientists, engineers and other professionals a chance to volunteer in the community.