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Zoe Coughlan’s Project to help save children and wins INCOSE’s Junior 1st Place

2016 St. Mary's Science and Engineering Fair Junior Division INCOSE Award 1st Place Winning Project: Child Alert by Zoe Coughlan from Spring Ridge Middle School from the category Engineering Mechanics

2016 St. Mary’s Science and Engineering Fair Junior Division INCOSE Award 1st Place Winning Project: Child Alert by Zoe Coughlan from Spring Ridge Middle School from the category Engineering Mechanics

Zoe Coughlan from Spring Ridge Middle School returns to the St. Mary’s Science and Engineering Fair with a improved child protection system.  The system uses weight sensors in both the child car seat and driver’s seat and has logic to send cell messages when a there is a cause for concern that a child has been left alone in a car.  This system impressed the judges as did Zoe’s presentation and she was awarded the 1st Place INCOSE award in the Junior Division.  She also received a Junior Third Place from the Fair’s category judges and a Junior Promising Award from the Society of Women Engineers.  The Pauxent Partnership(TPP) also awarded her a Junior Electrical/Electronic Project Award so she will be doubly

2016 St. Mary's Science and Engineering Fair Junior Division INCOSE Award 1st Place Winning Project: Child Alert by Zoe Coughlan from Spring Ridge Middle School from the category Engineering Mechanics

2016 St. Mary’s Science and Engineering Fair Junior Division INCOSE Award 1st Place Winning Project: Child Alert by Zoe Coughlan from Spring Ridge Middle School from the category Engineering Mechanics

honored at our Joint INCOSE and TPP reception on 8th of March at he Patuxent Air Museum.  The information on that has not been finalized but check back so you can come and meet Zoe and her wonderful project.