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Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School hosts Science Symposium

The Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School for Marine and Environmental Science hosted its 16th annual Science Symposium on March 2 at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Students from the Glenns Campus of the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School who received exemplary awards for their research included Kate Casper of Mathews for “Assessing the Pipefish Population in the lower Chesapeake Bay.”

Students from New Kent who received exemplary awards were Matthew Wiechman for “Comparison of the Thermal Properties of Different Roof Materials” and Taylor Yates for “Sunscreen Efficacy by Chemical Composition and its Effect on Aquatic Life.”

Students from Middlesex who received exemplary awards were Kayla Paulos for “Sand Characteristics and Erosion Potential in a Nourished Beach Environment” and Emma McKee for “Cycles of growth in long lived individual, the ocean Quahog Arctica islandica.”

Also, Sarah Walton for “Is There Ev...

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