Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair

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The Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair for grades 6-8 was held May 1 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Worcester was well represented with 99 projects from 12 elementary schools and 4 middle schools. This is a very competitive event with students from Bancroft, St Bernadette's, West Boylston, Hopkinton, Shrewsbury and Westborough among the participating schools.

Congratulations to the WPS students listed below (and their teachers!) The awards they received qualify them for the State Science Fair on June 3rd.

Second Place Awards  

Sullivan Middle - Bobby Blute - WI - NOT
Sullivan Middle - Tiffany Ralwston - Pascal Power

Third Place Awards

Thorndyke - Kiera Gentilucci - Which Beverages Affect Tooth Decay the Most?
Worcester Arts Magnet - Vafa Soheyli and Ranna Soheyli - The Hover Train
Flagg St - Sophia Guerra and Emily Schoen - Tap Into Your Memory: Related vs Unrelated
Worcester Arts Magnet - Lauren Popinchalk - The Sunrise Alarm Clock

Honorable Mention

Midland - Daniel Arnold - Supercooling
Sullivan Middle - Nexus Attiogbe - Which Solution Produces the Most Gas Through Electrolysis?

THANK YOU to the following schools for supporting their students and sending projects to this event:

  • Worcester East Middle
  • Sullivan Middle
  • Forest Grove Middle
  • UPCS Middle


  • Burncoat Prep
  • Heard St
  • Flagg St
  • West Tatnuck
  • Worcester Arts Magnet
  • Canterbury
  • Chandler Elementary
  • Tatnuck Magnet
  • Nelson Place
  • Midland
  • Thorndyke
  • Jacob Hiatt