Elizabethtown Area High School students recently competed in the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair. Senior Logan Vogelsong took home the top honor when he was named grand champion for his project titled “Using Learning Algorithms to Model Proteins.” As grand champion, Vogelsong will compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, to be held May 12-17 in Phoenix, Ariz.
Eight other students from EAHS joined Vogelsong on the medal stand by claiming prizes in various categories. The award-winning students were as follows: Sadie Seaman – first place in Plant Science Tristan Mabee – second place in Animal Science Jesse Myers – second place in Materials Science Abbi Dehmey – third place in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and Biomedical Engineering Ellen Schlosser – third place in Biomedical, Health, and Translational Medicine Abby Alspaugh – honorable mention in Microbiology Jared Alvarez – honorable mention in Biomedical, Health and Translational Medicine Marcial Limas – honorable mention in Energy: Physical
The fair was open to qualifying Lancaster County students in grades 7-12. Each year, more than 300 students competed for countywide honors at the academic competition.