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Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School hosts Science Symposium at VCU

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CBGS Glenns Site seniors who received ribbons and certificates for exemplary presentations for their work were, front from left, Morgan Duke (Middlesex), and Alexys Gray and Cassie Drain (New Kent); middle row, Shelby Ware (Mathews), Marissa Voight (King and Queen), Autumn Tilghman (Mathews) and Levi Lott (Middlesex); back row, Elliott Theuerkauf (Gloucester), Locke Tucker (Mathews) and Lee Siegle (Gloucester).

Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School hosted its 10th annual Science Symposium at Virginia Commonwealth University on March 9.

During the morning sessions 84 seniors gave PowerPoint presentations of their independent research projects, which were judged by visiting members of the scientific community from Virginia Commonwealth University, The College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and Hampton University. 

The keynote speaker for the afternoon session was Dr. Deidra Gibson, assistant professor, interim chair, Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences at Hampton University, who addressed the assembled students, faculty and parents on “What is Your Science Footprint?”

Certificates of Recognition and ribbons were awarded to those seniors whose presentations were judged to be exemplary.

posted 03.13.2013

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