Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority (CCWSA) recognized seven Cherokee County students at the NWGA Regional Science & Engineering Fair for their excellence in the environmental field on February 2nd, 2019 at Alliance Academy for Innovation High School. The projects recognized were “The Effect of Chlorella Algae and Magnetic Nanoparticles in the Remediation of Oil Spills“ from Emily Sloan (Woodstock High School), “Practical Applications of Phytoremediation” from Christopher Nikolav (Woodstock High School), “The Effect of Enteric Microbiota of Mealworms on the Decomposition of Polystyrene” from Lillie Grace Osborne & Mackenzie Englert (Woodstock High School), “Genetically Engineering Cyanobacteria to Express D-sup Gene for Radiation” from Jacob Tweddle (Woodstock High School), “The Effect of Variable Microbes on the Decomposition of Complex Carbohydrates for Alternative Fuel Production” from Isabel Plower (Woodstock High School) and “Which will contribute to Plant Growth? Commercial Fertilizer or a Combination of Organic Kitchen Waste” from Isabella Postel (Creekland Middle School). The students received a certificate and a gift card. CCWSA applauds the efforts of all the Cherokee County students.
Lillie Grace Osborne & Mackenzie Englert with their project “The Effect of Enteric Microbiota of Mealworms on the Decomposition of Polystyrene” Will England (CCWSA Environmental Affairs Lab Analyst) judges science fair projects at the NWGA Regional Science & Engineering Fair.