Achievements

Posted April 12, 2007

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School announces the students who represented the school in the Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Science Fair at Bridgewater State College.

Emily Carter, "Island grown, Is it really more nutritious?"
Kendall Chaves, "The growth and observance of slime mold locomotion."
Rachel Fauteux, "Growing crystals at home."
Lana Ho, "Effect of pollution."
Evan Kendall, "Wind turbines and energy efficiency on Martha's Vineyard."
Laura Kimball, "Rocking Newton's cradle."
Matt Scott, Honorable mention for "28 days later."
Blake Stelle, Third place winner for "The effect of temperature on the hatching rate from Eisenia Fetida cocoons."
Cody Coutinho and Taylor Smith, "How to cheat the game."

Annelies Spykman of Oak Bluffs presented a research project at the seventh annual Academic Excellence Conference at Keene State College, Keene, N.H. Her project was "Humanizing Poverty: Faces from Southern Africa."

John Walter was recently appointed interim editor of the Dukes County Intelligencer. The Intelligencer is the Martha's Vineyard Museum's quarterly journal.

John Tiernan, terminal manager for New England Fast Ferry, is the recipient of a 2007 Governor's Hospitality Award. The award was presented by Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray at the Governor's Conference on travel and tourism in March.

Nick Hammond of Vineyard Haven recently completed a 77-day semester course in the Pacific Northwest with the National Outdoor Leadership School.

Peter Lambos of Edgartown received the Resort Recreation Management and Tourism outstanding senior award from Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pa.