Thursday, September 29, 2016

Boyle Heights & Lincoln Heights students win after-school science prizes

Students from Euclid Elementary in Boyle Heights and Hillside Elementary in Lincoln Heights walked away with the top awards from last weekend’s 2oth Annual Citywide Celebrate Science Fair. The winners from Euclid (pictured above) and Hillside (right) were among the 3,500 students who entered the annual science competition sponsored by the L.A.’s Best after school program at the local level before advancing to regional and the citywide contest last week. The students from  Euclid won after presenting their findings on subliminal messaging in a  project called Monkey See, Monkey Do. The Hillside students won for tackling the subject of climate change. Click on the link below for more details in a press release from L.A.’s Best.

On Sunday, April 10, 2011, 8 students from two different teams in East L.A. were winners at this year’s 20th Annual Citywide Celebrate Science Fair. The students presented their projects to an esteemed panel of judges which included scientists, engineers and a high school principal. Students from Euclid Elementary in Boyle Heights and Hillside Elementary in Lincoln Heights were winners and walked away with trips to Ocean Institute’s Overnight Watershed Science Program and the Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey.

This year, more than 3,500 students entered the annual LA’s BEST Science Fair at the local level. Approximately 700 children advanced to sixteen different regional science fairs and the winners from the regional science fairs including the students from Euclid and Hillside advanced to the Citywide Science Fair.

Photos courtesy L.A.”s Best

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