From an Everett Public Schools news release.
Everett School District‘s Technology Student Association advisor, Aimee Sage, took 11 Cascade and two Henry M. Jackson high school students to the Washington State University from May 19th to 21st where over 400 students from five states competed for awards in the 10th annual Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow STEM competition.
Imagine Tomorrow challenges 9th- through 12th-graders to seek new ways to support the transition to sustainability. Students research complex topics related to sustainability, then innovate technologies, designs, or plans to mobilize behavior. They forge connections in their communities and create positive change.
Students from Henry M. Jackson High School Harshu Musunuri and Maya Tang earned the technical category first place in the Itron Food, Energy and Water Challenge. Their project was titled, “Next-Generation Organic Electronics: A Sustainable Solution to E-Waste Accumulation.” Each of these students received $300 for their achievement.
Cascade High School students Lexus Moy, Jessa Lara, and Elisa Morris earned design category second place in the Itron Food, Energy and Water Challenge for their project titled “Developing a Biodegradable Gum Base Alternative In Order to Reduce the Harm to Humans and the Environment.” The second-place prize was $200 for each student.
Cascade High School students Lexus Moy, Jessa Lara, and Elisa Morris. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.