Academics Building Recognition Ladue Horton Watkins High School Students

LHWHS Students Receive High Honors at Science Fair

Several Ladue Horton Watkins High School Students were recognized with special awards at the Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair.

The students, project titles, and their awards are as follows:

Emily Shaw (11) – The Effect of Glucose-6-Phosphate on Apoptosis of MCF7 Breast Cancer Cells

  • T-1st place in Honors Division
  • Blue Ribbon Award
  • Yale Science and Engineering Association Certificate
  • Bayer Scholarship of Excellence Award

Chau Tran (11) – Are Asian Diets Healthier Than Western Diets: Evidence from Hand-Collected and Randomized Data

  • Blue Ribbon Award
  • Bayer Scholarship of Excellence Award

Akhil Nadithe (9) – Niemann-Pick Disease Type C1 Protein (NPC1) as a Potential Therapeutic Target to Design Antiviral Drugs

  • Blue Ribbon Award
  • Washington University School of Medicine American Medical Women’s Association Recognition

Sophia Saleeby (11) – A Meta-Analysis: How Different Coping Factors Address the Mental Health Needs of High School Students

  • Red Ribbon Award

Rachel Tang (10) – Climate Change in St. Louis and its Effect on the Local Environment

  • Blue Ribbon Award
  • American Meteorological Society Certificate
  • Air and Waste Management Association Award