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Conroe ISD Students Compete in State Science Fair and Advance to International Competition

CISD junior high students compete in the Texas Science & Engineering Fair.
CISD junior high students compete in the Texas Science & Engineering Fair.

Conroe ISD was represented by 57 students at the Texas Science & Engineering Fair (TSEF) that was held in San Antonio the first weekend in April. Students qualified for the competition by placing in their division at the regional Science & Engineering Fair of Houston in February.

Winners are as follows:

McCullough Junior High School
1st place: Team of Sophie Hulett and Olivia Anderson; David Castro
2nd place: Sarah Winnier; Derek He
3rd place: Manal Khattak; Ian Pedroza

Knox Junior High School
2nd place: Tanner Perry

Academy of Science and Technology
1st place: Daniel Duran; Hannah Meiseles; Andrew Yu; Team of Juliana Steward and Megan Alam
2nd place: Margaret Steiner; Team of Vidisha Ganesh and Jenny Qu
3rd place: Kevin Svetlitski; Matthew Winningham

At the competition, high school student winners were able to qualify for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona from May 8-13. Daniel Duran (11th grade) will be representing Conroe ISD in Phoenix with Nicholas Bracci (10th grade), Andrew Kim (10th grade), Hannah Meiseles (11th grade), and the team of Megan Alam (11th grade) and Julianna Steward (11th grade), who qualified for ISEF at the Science & Engineering Fair of Houston.

For more information about ISEF, please visit