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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | February 24, 2024

Presenting at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

By Community Member | May 23, 2023 10:49 pm

Ema Allen (second from left) and Paige Baldwin (third from left), two New Kent High School students who attend Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School, recently presented at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at Longwood University. Sponsored by the United States Department of Defense, the event allows students to be judged on original research by a panel of professional scientists and awards in a chance to earn awards and scholarships. Allen’s presentation was entitled, “Enhancing Sustainability in Parking Areas- Can Solar Canopies Effectively Reduce the Heat Island Effect?”, while Baldwin’s project was titled, “The Development and Testing of a New Method for Measuring Nearshore Turbidity- the Coastal Comparator.”