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Student Success

STUDENT SUCCESS: In mid June, Bioscience students Karelly Hernandez Gaitan, Victor Suarez-Gonzalez, Pedro Cabrera , Maryan Robledo , Alyssa Cortez, Jawed Nur, Diego Ruiz (Metro Tech), Jasmine Martinez Castillo, Molly Moody, Johan Andrade, Fabian Chavez, and Ian Westover traveled to Chicago to attend the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC). This is an international conference on photovoltaics and solar energy sponsored by the International Electrical and Electronics Engineers Society (IEEE). These students participated in the high school research competition and shared their own ongoing research during a poster session on June 17th.

Groups & Awards:
Social Impact Award- 
Project Topic: Increasing Access to Drinkable Water in the Dominican Republic
Members: Karelly Hernandez Gaitan, Victor Suarez-Gonzalez, Pedro Cabrera , Maryan Robledo 
Upcycle Award- 
Project Topic: Soda Can Solar Cells
Member: Jasmine Martinez Castillo
Social Ambassadors Award- 
Project Topic: Solar Battery Charger for Robotics Teams
Members: Molly Moody, Johan Andrade

Other groups:
*Project Topic: Solar Pavillion as Social Space
Members: Alyssa Cortez, Jawed Nur, Diego Ruiz (Metro Tech)
*Project Topic: Increasing Social Value of Solar Arrays via Console Box
Member: Fabian Chavez
Project Topic: Solar Batter Charger for Assistive Tech Projects
Member: Ian Westover