Video+Story: Sun Country Regional Science & Engineering Fair winners announced

With Spring on the way into the Borderland, the annual tradition of the Sun Country Regional Science and Engineering Fair returns as well.  Tuesday afternoon, representatives with the event announced the winners, who’ll be moving on to state and international competitions.

“For the past two years, Insights has partnered with organizers from multiple school districts, the science fair director, Stephanie Carrasco, and hundreds of volunteers from local organizations to host this annual event,” SCRSEF officials added.  “Join us in congratulating these future science and engineering rockstars.”

Each year, students from nearly all school districts in El Paso and surrounding areas compete against each other in science fairs held at each campus, then school district, before moving on to the Sun Country Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

Winners from city science fair will soon compete at the state science fair and ultimately the International Science and Engineering Fair.  Not only will they be representing El Paso at the international fair, they also will be competing for scholarships, prestigious internships, and other career-making opportunities.

Sweepstakes Winners: 

Claire Quinata & Noelly Briseno – John Drugan School

Matias Lopez – John Drugan School

Gwen Rodriguez – Harmony Science Academy MS

Jonathan Delgado – Del Valle MS

Drew McDonald – John Drugan School

Natalia Diaz – John Drugan School

Samuel Griñé – Lincoln MS

Mikaela Soto-Ruiz – Eastwood Knolls International School

Emilio Lopez – Puentes MS

Esmeralda Chavarria – Eastlake HS

Brandyn Lu – Franklin HS

Brandon Smithson – El Dorado HS

Jessica Perez & Thomas Ramirez – Americas HS

Nayeli Martinez – Clint ISD Early College Academy

Alyssa Ramirez – Hanks HS

Andrew Griñé -Coronado HS

William  Jin – Americas HS

Samuel  Fierro -Eastlake HS

Isabella Chavez -Silva Health Magnet