Region I Science & Engineering Fair Results

March 3, 2018

The following students competed in the 2018 Louisiana Region I Science and Engineering Fair and placed within their categories as indicated. Students who placed 1st or 2nd in their categories are eligible to compete at the Louisiana State Science and Engineering Fair to be held March 21st at LSU Baton Rouge. Caddo Magnet won the 1st place Sweepstakes Award.
CMHS students received 19 first place awards, 8 second place awards, and 3 third place awards.  Additionally, 3rd, 2nd, and 1st places overall went to Lilly Kamberov, Sunjay Letchuman, and Christopher Ferrier, respectively. These three students will represent Caddo Magnet at the 2018 International Science and Engineering Fair to be held May 13-18 in Pittsburgh, PA. Please congratulate all of these students on jobs well done.









Category Name Place Special Awards
Animal Sciences Sophie Wiener 1
Behavioral & Social Sciences Ruth Bodily 3
Biochemistry Grace Sun 1 American Chemical Society
Tobias Kallenberg 2 American Chemical Society
Biomedical Engineering Joseph Clary 1
Biomedical & Health Sciences Lilly Kamberov 1
Aila Yurochko 2
Cellular & Molecular Biology Srikhar Chilukuri 2
Jemma Clary 1
Chemistry David Yu 1
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Christopher Ferrier 1 Women’s & Children’s Center for Mental Wellness Honorable Mention
Lawrence Shi 2
Earth & Environmental Sciences Kristen Adams & Sarah Salvatore 1 Arklatex Gem & Mineral Society, $50; Walter B. Jacobs Nature Park; Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Energy: Chemical Grace Shin 1
Saad Tanveer 2
Energy: Physical Xiang Tang 1 STARBASE LA; Society for Science & the Public,

$500; Shreveport Geological Society

Engineering Mechanics Sloan Hall 3 Air Force
Environmental Engineering Merritt Shemwell 2 Shreveport Geological Society; Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Materials Science Jacqueline Van 1
Mathematics Rachel Holman 2
Johnum Palado 1 Women’s & Children’s Center for Mental Wellness Honorable Mention
Microbiology Blaise Willis 1
Pooja Veerareddy 2
Physics & Astronomy Taylor Rosen 1 Shreveport Geological Society
Plant Sciences Emile Zabaneh 1
Robotics & Intelligent Machines Diya Desai 1
Systems Software Jordan Fong 1 Cyber Reef Solutions, 2nd; Intel Excellence in Computer Science, $200
Translational Medicine Sunjay Letchuman 1