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BST Shines Bright at the 57th Tomoka Regional Science Fair Awards!

Burns Sci Tech (BST) dazzled the stage at the 57th Tomoka Regional Science Fair Awards. Their stellar performances and groundbreaking projects left a lasting impression, earning them well-deserved recognition and accolades in various categories.

In the Junior Division, Jake DeLuca showcased his expertise in Animal Science, securing 2nd place and receiving a prestigious Special Award along with a $100 prize from the Audubon Society. Arden Reed also made BST proud by clinching 2nd place in the Plant Science category.

Moving on to the Senior Division, the accomplishments continued to shine. Abby Aldridge soared to the top, claiming 1st place in the Microbiology Science category and earning an invitation to participate in the State Science Fair. Danielle Ellis exhibited her talent by receiving a 2nd place Special Award from the Ornithological Society, along with a $25 prize, and securing 2nd place in the Earth and Environmental Science category.

Amanda King's remarkable achievements didn't go unnoticed, as she received a multitude of Special Awards from prestigious organizations such as the Army Corp of Engineering, Florida Native Plant Society, and Audubon Society. With a 1st place win in the Plant Science category and an invitation to the State Science Fair, Amanda's dedication and hard work have truly paid off.

Amy King impressed the judges and audience alike with her exceptional performance. With Special Awards from the Army Corp of Engineering, a 1st place win and $100 prize from the Audubon Society, and a DaVinci Award accompanied by a $2,000 prize, Amy's 2nd place finish in the Environmental Engineering category solidified her as a standout competitor. Like her peers, Amy has also been invited to participate in the State Science Fair.

Last but certainly not least, Mekayla Latham seized 1st place in a Special Award from the Volusia Heart Society, along with a generous $200 prize, further highlighting BST's dominance in the competition.

The achievements of these remarkable students underscore BST's commitment to fostering excellence in scientific inquiry and innovation. Their dedication, passion, and ingenuity are an inspiration to us all.

As we celebrate their triumphs, let us extend our heartfelt congratulations to Jake DeLuca, Arden Reed, Abby Aldridge, Danielle Ellis, Amanda King, Amy King, Mekayla Latham, and all the students who participated in the 57th Tomoka Regional Science Fair. Your hard work, perseverance, and unwavering determination have truly paid off, and we couldn't be prouder of your accomplishments.

Here's to continued success and future endeavors in the world of science and beyond!


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