NMHS junior earns cross-country trip to science fair
He won the trip at the Science Horizons Science Fair with his project, "The Cross-Pollination of an Edible Pumpkin with a Powdery-Mildew Resistant Ornamental Pumpkin to Create an Edible Powdery-Mildew Resistant Pumpkin."
Jacob placed fifth in the Pfizer Life Science Senior High category (trophy) and was a finalist in the Audubon Connecticut and Arch Chemicals Environmental Awards (medallion and acrylic award).
He received a Yale Peabody Museum Award (family passes to museum), a University of Connecticut Plant Science Department First-Place Award ($100 and certificate), a Connecticut Association of Biology Teachers Award ($100 and membership in CABT for teacher) and a Milton Fisher Science Fair Award for innovation and creativity ($200).
For more information and winners listings, visit www.CTScienceFair.org.