The 2015 Baltimore Science Fair was held at Towson University on March 21 & 22, 2015. This was the 60th year that the Towson-Timonium Kiwanis has organized and sponsored this Fair. Alhamdulillah students from Al-Rahmah School and Al-Rahmah Quran Academy participated and competed with several Middle / High Schools in Howard County, Baltimore County and Baltimore City. MashaAllah, our students won total of 16 awards.
Shaheer Imam – Middle School - The Hidden Dangers of Cell Phones - US Army Special Merit Award
Sabahat Fatima – High School - Catching the Sun with Third Generation Solar Cells - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) - 1st place $100 & invitation for Awards Banquet and Presentation in YPSE Conference at JHU APL; INCOSE Chesapeake Bay chapter Achievement in Science and Engineering- 2nd place- $125; US Army Special Merit Award; Arizona State University "Walton Sustainability Solutions Awardî. Opportunity to participate in the grand prize and an all-expense paid trip to Arizona for the "2016 Sustainability Solutions Festival." Baltimore Science Fair Sponsor Award (Intel Science & Education Fair) : Honorable Mention; US Coastguard Certificate of "Outstanding Achievement" Award; Honorable Mention Award - "Responsibility in Scienceî; RICOH Sustainable Development Award 2015; The Office of Naval Research "Naval Science Award of Outstanding Scientific Achievement"; National Society for Black Engineers- Special Achievement Award; National Space Society recognition and subscription
Nabeela Ibrahim – Middle School - Measuring Electromagnetic Radiation and Testing Precautionary Measures - Honorable Mention Award - "Responsibility in Scienceî; Commissioned Officers association ñ Distinguished Achievement 2nd Place and $25/- cash prize and Subscription to Scientific American;
Abdullah Shuaib – Middle School - Effect of temperature on the efficiency of Solar panels - National Optical Society of America ñ Achievement in Optics & Photonics Award; American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics- 3rd place and $25 award and invitation for Awards Banquet and Presentation in YPSE Conference at JHU APL [Source: ISB]
This past weekend many Al-Huda team members participated in the Prince Georges County STEM Fair held on Saturday March 21st at Flowers High School. Alhamdulillah! One Al-Huda Mom noted when seeing so many youth competing, "Alhamdulillah it was amazing to see so many bright kids gathered together sharing their inspirational ideas! We will defintely come back next year in sha Allah" Al-Huda School Mom.
The biggest news of the evening was that Sarah and Yousuf Asfari won the Grand Prize Alhamdulillah at this weekends Prince Georges County STEM Fair! They both will be going to Nationals in shaa Allah. Please see this years results below
Junior Division 3rd place in Category: Khadija Smith; Mohammed Zakriyya; Noorfatima Aligabi
Junior Division 1st place in Category: Habibah Khalid
Senior Division 1st place in Category: Maryam Ishaq; Intisar Diwani; Maryam Farooqui
Honorable mention and special certificate: Adam Moumena
Senior Division 1st place in Category: Sara and Yusuf Asfari
Special achievement certificates given to: Habibah Khalid; Khadija Smith; Sameenah Burt; Sumayyah Shamim; Zayd Khan
Overall science fair Grand prize winners Sarah and Yusuf Asfari will proceed to nationals in Pittsburg in May in shaa Allah.