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IRWD Honors Students for Water-Related Projects at IUSD Science Fair

Miracle Tree Water Purification project by student Jenna Schindele.

Irvine Ranch Water District participated in project judging for the annual Irvine Unified School District Science Fair on Feb. 27 at Portola High School. Students entered more than 35 water-related projects, and four were chosen for recognition. Students will be honored at the IRWD board meeting May 29, and the winning students’ schools will each receive $100 toward their science education programs. IRWD has sponsored the IUSD Science Fair since its inception and congratulates the following students.


Beverly Tsai and Jane Jeon

Category: Grade 6

Beacon Park Elementary

“Will it Melt”


Krystal Tan  

Category: Grades 7-8

South Lake Middle School

“Nitrate Uptake by Algae”


Chamidu Sagara

Category: Grades 9-12

University High School

“The Study of How the Concentration of Acetic Acid in Water Affects Plant Growth”


Jenna Schindele

Category: Grades 9-12

University High School

“Miracle Tree Water Purification”

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