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SMC 2024 Science & Engineering Award Reception

February 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

St. Mary’s County Science & Engineering Special Awards Reception

Thursday, February 15, 2024
5:00pm Student project set-up
5:30 – 7pm

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum  |  Flight Tech Hall (old bldg “B”)
22156 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653


Light hors d’oeuvres will be served

View of the list of award winners below.

The Patuxent Partnership and the Southern Maryland Chapter of International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) invite you to join us at the 2024 St. Mary’s County Science & Engineering Special Awards Reception Honoring the Middle and High School TPP and INCOSE Award winners!

Special Guest Speaker
To be announced

Come check out the amazing projects these students have designed!
(Determined at SMC Science Fair on January 27, 2024 at Great Mills High School)

Aerospace / Mechanical Award

Junior Division: Allison Harmon, “The Pull in Chair”

Biological Sciences Award

Senior Division: Siulina Shick, “Tackling Climate Change with Tea Decay”

Junior Division: Claire Haley, “Classical, Does it Help?”
Iris Huang, “Life’s Too Short for Traffic”

Environmental Sciences Award

Senior Division: Aarav Sharma, “Sticky Styrofoam”
David Standish, “Monitoring Floating Ecosystem”

Junior Division: Jane Venendaal, “Farming for Climate Change”

Materials Science

Senior Division: Ava Cotroneo, “ArmadilloSkin – The Bulletproof Backpack Insert”

Honorable Mentions

Jacob Jeffers, “Using 3D Printing for Diabetes” (Junior Division)
Natalie Stevens, “A Brush with Bacteria!” (Junior Division)
Analiese Wiesen, “Reusing Grey Water” (Junior Division)

INCOSE Awards 

Senior Division:  Brianna Rourke, “The Freedom Project” (1st place)
Owen Sutor, “Safe Sleep” (2nd place)
David Standish, “Monitoring Floating Ecosystem” (3rd place)

Junior Division: Diana Wyman, “Simply Solar Sports Chair” (1st place)
Vivian Carey, “Vitamin D for Dancers” (2nd place)


Senior Division: Jeremy Graves, “Rollover Winch”

REGISTRATION – Click Here To Register

  • Advance registration is requested to manage catering and seating.
  • A $5 donation (at the door) is requested to help cover the cost of refreshments.
  • Donation request is not  for award recipients and their families


Patuxent River Naval Air Museum  | Flight Tech Hall (old building)
22156 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653

POC:  Danielle Moore, STEM Lead & Programs Manager, danielle.moore@paxpartnership.org


February 15
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
22156 Three Notch Rd
Lexington Park, MD 20653 United States
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(301) 863-1900
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