2016-17

Eric Baker

Sanderson High School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsor:

GSK and National Science Foundation

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April Bernier

Johnston County Early College Academy

District:

Johnston County Schools

Internship/Fellowship Project:

Let’s Talk About Fish

Mentors:

Dr. Reade Roberts & Ashley Chin-Baarstad, N.C. State University

Sponsor:

N.C. State University

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Ethan Burton

Envision Science Academy Charter

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsors:

National Science Foundation

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Beth Campbell

Mt. Vernon Middle School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Digital Dinosaurs

Mentors:

Dr. Jason Bourke & Dr. Lindsay Zanno, N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Nicole Cesari

Ligon Middle School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Fellowship Project:

Students Discover: eMammal Camera Trap Stakeout

Mentors:

Dr. Roland Kays & Dr. Stephanie Schuttler, N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Heather Clevenger

Highland Middle School

District:

Harnett County Schools

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Phil Cook

West Greene Elementary School

District:

Greene County Schools

Internship/Project:

Growing an Appreciation for Conservation

Mentor:

Carl Kirby, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

Sponsors:

Biogen Foundation and Greene County Schools

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Andromeda Crowell

Orange High School

District:

Orange County Schools

Internship/Project:

Using Magnetism to Glean the Structure of Proteins

Mentor:

Dr. Alex Nevzorov, N.C. State University

Sponsor:

North Carolina State University

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Paige Derouin

Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Ants

Mentors:

Dr. De Anna Beasley & Dr. Magda Sorger N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Grace Derstine

Ligon Middle School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Symbiosis in the Soil

Mentors:

Dr. Julia Stevens, Dr. Julie Urban & Dr. Julie Horvath, N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Lena Deskins

Sandy Ridge Magnet Elementary School

District:

Durham Public Schools

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: eMammal Camera Trap Stakeout

Mentors:

Dr. Roland Kays & Dr. Stephanie Schuttler, N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation and Merck Foundation

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Maria Eby

Hilburn Academy

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsors:

GSK and National Science Foundation

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Patrick Faulkner

Longview School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsors:

GSK and National Science Foundation

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Jasmine Frantz

Apex Friendship High School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Increasing Yields in the STEM Field

Mentor:

Danielle Mayber, Bayer, Crop Science division

Sponsor:

Bayer, Crop Science division

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Linnea Gibson

Conn Active Learning & Technology

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Increasing Yields in the STEM Field

Mentor:

Danielle Mayber, Bayer, Crop Science division

Sponsor:

Bayer, Crop Science division

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Lia Gohmann

Valley Springs Middle School

District:

Buncombe County Schools

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Symbiosis in the Soil

Mentors:

Dr. Julia Stevens, Dr. Julie Urban & Dr. Julie Horvath, N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Michelle Hafey

Penderlea Elementary School

District:

Pender County Schools

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Ants

Mentors:

Dr. De Anna Beasley & Dr. Magda Sorger N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Samantha Haislip

Greene County Middle School

District:

Greene County Schools

Internship/Project:

‘Lifting’ Classroom Instruction

Mentor:

Wim van Dam, Hyster Yale

Sponsors:

Biogen Foundation and Greene County Schools

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Mitch Harper

North Duplin Jr/Sr High School

District:

Duplin County Schools

Internship/Project:

Building an Early Foundation for Conservation

Mentor:

Jacob Giddens, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

Sponsor:

Duplin County Schools

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Ty Jeffery

Northern High School

District:

Durham Public Schools

Internship/Project: 

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Maria Johnson

E. E. Smith Middle School

District:

Duplin County Schools

Internship/Project:

Advancing Healthcare Locally and Elsewhere

Mentor:

Krista Horne, Vidant-Duplin Hospital

Sponsor:

Duplin County Schools

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Justin Jones

Ansonville Elementary School

District:

Anson County Schools

Internship/Project:

Pee Dee Electric: Providing Energy Through Synergy

Mentors:

Ashley Haynes, Cathy Page & Mark Rhyne of Pee Dee Electric,  & Lindsey Listrom of North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives

Sponsors:

Pee Dee Electric and North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives

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Tevin Jones

Creekside Elementary School

District:

Durham Public Schools

Internship/Project:

Building Community Through Cyber and Fiber

Mentor:

Tia McLaurin Bethea, Google Fiber

Sponsor:

Google Fiber

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Marjorie Light

J.D. Clement Early College High School

District:

Durham Public Schools

Internship/Project:

Spurring Innovation in Product Creation

Mentor:

Lee Clark-Sellers, Ply Gem

Sponsor:

Ply Gem

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Maggie McKinley

Burgaw Middle School

District:

Pender County Schools

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Ants

Mentors:

Dr. De Anna Beasley & Dr. Magda Sorger N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Tiffany Parks

Daniels Middle School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsors:

GSK and National Science Foundation

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Annie Polashock

C.E. Jordan High School

District:

Durham Public Schools

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sposnor:

National Science Foundation

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Rachael Polmanteer

Woodlawn Middle School

District:

Alamance-Burlington School System

Internship/Fellowship Project:

Students Discover: eMammal Camera Trap Stakeout

Mentors:

Dr. Roland Kays & Dr. Stephanie Schuttler, N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Monica Ruffin

Warsaw Middle School

District:

Duplin County Schools

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Digital Dinosaurs

Mentors:

Dr. Jason Bourke & Dr. Lindsay Zanno, N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Deborah Scherr-Freedman

Wake Forest Middle School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Fueling the Future of Renewable Energy

Mentor:

Dr. Pam Carpenter, FREEDM Systems Center

Sponsor:

FREEDM Systems Center

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Michelle Shepard

Chinquapin Elementary School

District:

Duplin County Schools

Internship/Project:

Exploring Pork Beyond the Fork

Mentor:

Dr. Christina Phillips, Smithfield Hog Production Division

Sponsor:

Duplin County Schools

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Keshia Speight

West Greene Elementary School

District: 

Greene County Schools

Internship/Project:

Advancing Healthcare Locally and Elsewhere

Mentors:

Lisa Lassiter & Nancy Turner, Vidant Health

Sponsors:

Biogen Foundation and Greene County Schools

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Angela Stabler

Enloe High School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Statistics on the Running Track

Mentors:

Dr. Richard Smith & Dr. Thomas Witelski, SAMSI

Sponsor

SAMSI

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Peter Styliadis

Panther Creek High School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsors:

GSK and National Science Foundation

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Stephanie Titzel

Roland-Grise Middle School

District:

New Hanover County Schools

Internship/Project:

Surf and Turf: Oysters, Finfish and Horticultural Research

Mentors:

Melissa Hight, New Hanover County Farm Bureau; Michele Reedy, N.C. Farm Bureau; Dr. Wade Watanabe, Dr. Ami Wilbur & Dr. Lisa Brown Buchanan, UNC- Wilmington & John Garner, Castle Hayne Research Station

Sponsor:

New Hanover County Farm Bureau

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Thom Tomlinson, Jr.

Vernon Malone College and Career Academy

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsors:

GSK and National Science Foundation

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Heather Waddell

Snow Hill Primary School

District:

Greene County Schools

Internship/Project:

Turning the Key to Success in the Classroom

Mentor:

David Catt, Keihin

Sponsors:

Biogen Foundation and Greene County Schools

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Melissa Wise-Harris

District:

Brunswick County Schools

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Symbiosis in the Soil

Mentors:

Dr. Julia Stevens, Dr. Julie Urban & Dr. Julie Horvath, N.C.State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Brooke Woodard

Princeton High School

District:

Johnston County Schools

Internship/Fellowship Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology  for Your Health

Mentor:

Dr. Jess Jur and Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State University

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Kate Yarborough

Cane Creek Middle School

District:

Buncombe County Schools

Internship/Project:

Students Discover: Digital Dinosaurs

Mentors:

Dr. Jason Bourke & Dr. Lindsay Zanno, N.C. State University & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Sponsor:

National Science Foundation

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Caleb Zander

Wakefield High School

District:

Wake County Public School System

Internship/Project:

Wearable Devices: Nanotechnology for Your Health

Mentors:

Dr. Jesse Jur & Dr. Elena Veety, N.C. State’s ASSIST Center

Sponsors:

GSK and National Science Foundation

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