Imperial County - The 2020 Imperial County Office of Education Science Fair took place on January 15, 2020. More than 100 students had the opportunity to submit projects in a variety of categories, including animal sciences, behavioral and social sciences, biochemistry, computer science, medicine and health sciences, product testing and more!
The ICOE Science Fair is an exciting opportunity for Imperial County students in grades 6th-12th to pursue their interest in science and share their projects with other students and the community.
Approximately 70 medals were awarded to students. Additionally, 4 plaques were awarded to the overall division winners.
This year, there was a tie for the overall winner in the Junior Division. A team of two students from St. Mary’s School, Renata Lopez Morales and Victoria Noriega tied with Melissa Soberanes from Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy for the overall first place award in the Junior Division.
For the second consecutive year, Alexis Negrete from Central Union High School received the overall winning award for the Senior Division with a project in the Medicine and Health Sciences category.
All participants are eligible to apply to the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair which will be held on March 10-15, 2020 in San Diego.