WILTON, Conn. Wilton has more reason to celebrate its middle-schoolers this year. Out of the 152 finalists in the Connecticut State Science Fair, Wilton took home four awards.
Seventh-grader Kevin Moya, who earned Best in Show at the Middlebrook Middle School Science Fair, won Dominion's Millstone Power Station Physical Sciences Award and won second place in the Physical Sciences seventh-grade category. He also took home the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority Alternative/Renewable Energy Award.
Moyas project on Improving Efficiency of Solar Energy will go on to compete in the Broadcom MASTERS national invitational competition for middle-schools in Washington, D.C. later this year.
Mishil Nana won Dominion's Millstone Power Station Physical Sciences Award and was named a finalist in the Physical Sciences eighth-grade category. Nana also won the Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford award for his project on Material Density vs. Angle of Refraction.
Alex Scaperotta received third-place honors in the eighth-grade life science category for his investigation on The Power of Suggestion: Flavor.
Jessica Kobsa took home second-place honors in the eighth-grade life science category for her study on The Great Plains of Change.
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