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Governor’s School students recognized for research projects

Local Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School students recognized for their research by the Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences included, from left, Patrick Stone, Caela Gilsinan and Justin Burgess of Gloucester, and Sierra Funk of Middlesex.

Students at the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School continued to be involved in various scientific research symposia and competitions throughout the spring semester in spite of school closures due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions.

Many events were held online, with students adapting and responding to the new challenges, according to a press release from instructor Sara Beam.

A number of students at the Glenns campus were recognized for their exemplary research during this year’s CBGS Science Symposium at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Gloucester residents Briana Pollard and Patrick Stone were recognized for their papers titled “The Stability of Biocides in Antifouling Bottom Paint and Toxic Effects in Nearby Waters” and “Large Scale Clim...

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