Dunbar Students Shine at 2016 Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair

The 2016 KYSEF was held at EKU on Mar. 26.


Students compete at the 2016 KYSEF at EKU.

On Mar. 26, some enjoyed their first day of Spring Break by relaxing or vacationing the day away, and others competed in the 14th Annual Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair. After sweeping their way through Districts and Regionals, these amazing students gathered at EKU to show off their research projects and gain recognition. 10 individuals made Dunbar proud and took home awards:

6th place Best of Fair, 1st place Engineering and Mechanics- Kyra Seevers

1st place Plant Sciences- Adil Yusuf

1st place Physics and Astronomy- Ronit Kar

1st place Animal Sciences- Megan Slusarewicz

2nd place Cellular and Molecular Biology- Abigail Woolums

3rd place Animal Sciences- Zariah Embry

3rd place Behavioral and Social Sciences- Emily Liu

3rd place Plant Sciences- Ethan Shen

3rd place Physics and Astronomy- Matt Baseheart

Special Army Award- Ashley Liu

Earlier this year at the Central Kentucky regionals, 3 top placing Dunbar students qualified to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair  May 8-13 in Phoenix Arizona. These students are: Kyra Seevers, Amy Wang, and David Ma.

Congratulations to all those who participated and good luck in Phoenix!