Harpeth Hall students win big at the Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair

Harpeth Hall students win big at the Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair

Grand Prize Winner, Maya Misra '18, to participate in International Fair

Harpeth Hall is pleased to announce that Maya Misra, Class of 2018, was named the Grand Prize Winner of the Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair (MTSEF) on Saturday, March 17 for her project, "Fusing the LRP6 and Frizzled Extracellular Domains as an Inhibitor of the Wnt Pathway". Misra has been invited to participate in the International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh in May.

MTSEF is the premiere STEM competition for middle and high school students in Nashville-Davidson County and its surrounding counties (Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Sumner, Robertson, Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Stewart, Hickman, Lewis, Maury, Perry, Wayne, Trousdale, Bedford, Giles, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore). Projects are evaluated for awards in 22 scientific and engineering categories and for special awards funded by local, state, national, and international sponsors.

Overall Harpeth Hall student projects performed very well and placed in the below categories. The official Awards Ceremony will take place in April, and individually sponsored awards will be announced in April.

Congratulations to our extraordinary girls and their outstanding performance. We are very proud of you!

Maya Misra '18 Grand Prize Winner - 1st Place in Cellular & Molecular Biology
Lizzy Blade '18 1st Place in Medicine and Health
Stella Vujic '18 1st Place in Energy and Transportation
Neha Ramanna '18 3rd Place in Engineering
Bradford Harrington '18 Honorable Mention in Medicine and Health
Ashley Hawkins '18 Honorable Mention in Engineering
Caleigh Dennis '19 1st Place in Physics/Astronomy
Zenab Mchaourab '19 1st Place in Behavioral Science/Social Science
Annmarie Allos '19 2nd Place in Medicine and Health
Bianca Sass '19 2nd Place in Behavioral Science/Social Science
Caroline Spindel '19 Honorable Mention in Engineering

Maya Misra '18 pictured above with her Grand Prize winning project poster.