Three Students Awarded at Central Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Three Indian Springs students entered the Central Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair on March 5 at UAB, and all three won first place in their respective categories.

Catherine Kung ’22 won first place in the Senior Division in the category of Engineering for her project, “Recognition of American Sign Language (ASL) Trigger Words Using RF Sensors in Combination with Deep Neural Networks.”

Mayu Nakano ’23 won first place in the Senior Division in the category of Medicine and Health Science for her project, “Evolution of Oncogenic Signatures within Glioblastoma Along a Spatiotemporal Axis.”
 
Lua Markert ’26 won first place in the Junior Division in the category of Mathematics and Computer Science for her project, “MRI Image Analysis Using an Image J Based Algorithm to Predict New-Onset Dementia.” 

All three students will advance to the virtual state fair held in April.

For the second year in a row, Catherine and Mayu were both named one of four Senior Division Top Honors and Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair Winners. They will automatically advance to the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair held in May.


Congratulations to all!
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