Students honored for Sussex Science Fair projects

DOVER – Tidewater Utilities, Inc. a water utility serving over 43,000 businesses and residences throughout Delaware, recently honored several students for their outstanding water-related projects in the 2015 Sussex County Science Fair.

 

Indian River High School sophomore Griffin McCormick was among the winners in the 2015 Sussex County Science Fair. From left, Tidewater Utilities Inc. President Jerry Esposito; Indian River High School sophomore Griffin McCormick and Bennett Murray, IRHS Principal.

Indian River High School sophomore Griffin McCormick was among the winners in the 2015 Sussex County Science Fair. From left, Tidewater Utilities Inc. President Jerry Esposito; Indian River High School sophomore Griffin McCormick and Bennett Murray, IRHS Principal.

Among the winners: Indian River High School sophomore Griffin McCormick.

A student in Kiersten Lenz’s 10th grade class, Griffin was honored for his project entitled “Copper vs. Water Quality”

Other winners were: Lance White from Esther Kernosh’s 11th grade class from Cape Henlopen High School, whose project was entitled “Does Algae Grow in Anaerobic Digest and Colden Fees from Heather Moore’s 10th grade class at Sussex Academy, whose project was entitled “The Effect of Freshwater Mussels on the Removal of Microbeads”.

Each of the students received gift cards for their outstanding projects.

“Tidewater is a big supporter of the sciences and proud to be a part of this event for the past fifteen years. We are happy to award these students for their interest in science as well as water.  Having a sustained relationship with the Sussex Science Fair is consistent with the value we place on supporting the communities in which we serve” said Jerry Esposito, President of Tidewater Utilities, Inc., who visited each student’s school and presented them with their awards.

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