Riverside High students are Science and Engineering Fair winners

Published on Friday, April 27, 2012

Riverside High students recently won awards in the 58th Annual Greenville County and South Carolina Regional Science and Engineering Fair.The Greenville County and South Carolina Regional Science and Engineering Fair is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Greenville, Roper Mountain Science Center & The SC Academy of Science. 

Riverside High student Gregory Wilson was awarded the Charles H. Townes Student Research Award. This award recognizes Academic Excellence in Research by a High School Student. Gregory took the overall First Place award for “Look Ma, No Hands: A Study of Control Systems for Autonomous Vehicles: Gregory’s teacher at Riverside is Karen Becker.

Category Winners from Riverside High were:

Biological Sciences
Fourth Place: Nida Ansari, Riverside High School“What Effects Do Various Distraction Noises Have on an Adolescent’s Ability to Complete an IQ Test?”

Physics & Engineering
First Place:   Gregory Wilson, Riverside High School, Teacher: Karen Becker“Look Ma, No Hands: A Study of Control Systems for Autonomous Vehicles”
Third Place:Thomas Neff, Riverside High School“Environmental Experiment of the Resonance of Different Materials When Used as Soundboards”

Senior Division Special Awards:South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers - $100 Savings Bond (mailed) & CertificateGregory Wilson, Riverside High School, “Look Ma, No Hands: A Study of Control Systems for Autonomous Vehicles”

U.S. Air Force – Prize Package & CertificateGregory Wilson, Riverside High School, “Look Ma, No Hands: A Study of Control Systems for Autonomous Vehicles”

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