Baltimore County High School Students’ Research Presented at Virtual Symposium – CBS Baltimore
TOWSON, MD (WJZ) – The public can view the original research of 16 Baltimore County high school students in the Baltimore County Public Schools Virtual Symposium carried out during the 2020-21 school year.
The symposium, now in its ninth year, features students from Catonsville, Franklin, Hereford, Parkville, Perry Hall and Pikesville high schools, and the Western School of Technology who participated in this year’s independent research seminar choice course.
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The students of the 2021 Independent Research Seminar and their research topics are:
Catonsville high school:
- Paulina Alerm, Grade 11, âThe Environmental Impacts of Photographic Chemistryâ
- Ivy Hammett-Aron, Grade 12, “The Evolution of Corsets in the 19th Century”
- Kim Lek, Grade 12, “Chanel: How Can the Influence of One Person’s Idea Change the Course of Women’s Fashion?”
- Hazel Montgomery-Walsh, Grade 12, âWhat are the interstices between climate change, ethics and the displacement of people, and how can we address the causal relationship between them?
- Nusrat Tusi, Grade 12, âModern Day Segregation: The Eternal Effects of Discriminatory Public Policiesâ
- Bethlehem Wolde, Grade 12, âClassroom and Courtroom: The Silent Suffering of Black Studentsâ
Franklin High School
- Max Harris, Grade 12, âHarnessing Solar Power with a Solar-Satellite Constellationâ
Hereford High School
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- Annabella Gonzalez, Grade 12, “The Implications of White Male Suicides in the United States”
Parkville High School
- Oscar McDonough, Grade 12, “Why Should the Anti-Hero’s Journey Be Used More in a Movie?” “
Perry Hall High School
- Andy Lu, Grade 12, âStudent Perceptions of Learning During COVID-19â
- Allison Morrow, Grade 12, “Polar Bear Representation and Its Effect on Monetary Giving”
- Sydney-Ariel Muneses, Grade 12, âThe Influence of Diaspora Identities on the Mental Health of Asian Americansâ
- Haris Muzaffar, Grade 12, âStudy on the impact of online communication on mental healthâ
Pikesville High School
- Olivia Clay, Grade 12, âTeenage Girls and Romanceâ
Western School of Technology
- Chinwe Kalu, Grade 11, âSystemic Racism and Public Health: A Look at the Effects of Health Disparities and Pollution Exposure on Black Americansâ
- Kayla Wood, Grade 12, âThe Risks of Multi-Level Marketingâ
âThese incredible students show tenacity, courage and determination as they spend a semester or a year studying subjects that interest them,â said Fran Glick, Multimedia Programs Coordinator at BCPS Library. âThey work with teachers, subject matter experts, and other students to refine their learning and create the amazing artifacts you will explore. We are always incredibly proud of our students. Our thanks go to the amazing teachers and library media specialists who support their students and enable them to be successful in these subjects. Their advice and commitment to students is also celebrated.
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