Winners of the Trinity Academy STEM Fair were on display at the 1st Annual RCAN STEM EXPO, March 25th, 2017.
Pictured at the Expo:
Superintendent for Catholic Schools, Dr. Margaret Dames, Ed.D.; STEM Education Consultant/CEO at ProjectEngin, Ann Kaiser; Director of Professional Development at National Catholic Education Association, Dr. Pam Bernards from Washington, D.C., and Archdiocese of Newark Catholic Schools Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment,
Ms. Barbara DolanBarbara Doolan.
Also pictured here:
Trinity Academy winners of our first annual STEM contest, a total of 4 student teams:
Two 8th grade group projects: Haiti’s Hero’s and Apollo Water Filter.
Haiti’s Hero’s, comprised of team mates Kendall Roake, Brynn Caufield, Emma Turner, Julia Rodano, Kayla Jones and, McKayla Horlacher; raised money to help solve hunger issues in Haiti. The Apollo Water Filter developed by Elisabeth Prioletti, Clare Mulvihill, Brian Bolger, Sam Rojas, and Nicholas Yanuzzi featured a solar-powered water filter to assist the people of Haiti in gaining access to clean water.
Trinity Academy’s winning 7th grade group was named Vetiver Paper Company, they created a unique solution to responsible production and consumption of paper in Haiti. Concept and display were created by Isabella Castillo, Stephanie Perretti, Michelle Malagiere, Siobhan Stack, Teresa McKiernan, Alfred Pacicco, and Angelo Delguercio.
Finally, one 5th grade group, Planting Positivity, comprised of Jane Finney, Matthew Glenn, Mackenzie Mir, Ava Pothacamury, and David Zoppi, created a plan for responsible trash disposal and composting in Puerto Rico.