Carl Hayden Students Honored at Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair

Posted by Community Relations Department on 4/17/2013

Four students and their projects were honored at the Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair at the Pheonix Convention Center, April 2.  Polette Avila and Ivan Portillo placed second in the Chemistry category, for their project “Converting Oil to Biodiesel.”   Francisco Gonzalez and Yesenia Valenzuela placed fourth in the Biochemistry category for their project, “Hydrophobia and Saponification.”

Both teams qualified to enter the International Science and Engineering Fair on May 12  here in Phoenix.  Adrian De Alba is their chemistry teacher.