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Competition Winners

1995-1996 Technical Communication Award Competition Winners

Each year, the Washington, DC - Baltimore Chapter conducts the Austin T. Brown Technical Communication Award Competition for high school students in grades 10-12. This local competition supports excellence in technical communication at the high school level and encourages the next generation to consider technical writing as a career goal. The best papers win cash awards: $1000 for first place, $500 for second place, $300 for third place, and $50 for honorable mention.

The top winners are entered in the International Student Technical Writing Competition (ISTWC) that takes place in June. This competition provides a unique avenue for international recognition. Awards in the international competition are $1000 for Distinguished, $500 for Excellence, $300 for Merit, and a certificate for Achievement.

Congratulations to all the student writers who won awards in the Washington, DC - Baltimore Chapter's Austin T. Brown Technical Communication Award Competition!

Student Grade Subject School Teacher
First Place
Chumyao Jenny Mu Unknown Pulsatile Flow in a Cerebral Aneurysm Montgomery Blair High School
Montgomery County, MD
Second Place
Justin Lin Unknown Schizophrenia—Causes and Effects of a Psychotic Disease Winston Churchill High School
Potomac, MD
Third Place
Liz Henning Unknown Diagnosing the Fragile X Syndrome Lake Braddock Secondary School
Burke, VA
Honorable Mention
Alfred Belcuore Unknown Lyme Disease: Not Just a Rash Lake Braddock Secondary School
Burke, VA
Jacqueline Chaney Unknown Biological Aspects of Schizophrenia Winston Churchill High School
Potomac, MD
Sulakshini Fernando Unknown Man Vs. Parasite: Realizing the Human Vulnerability by Examining the Nature of the Plasmodium Sporozoa Walt Whitman High School
Bethesda, MD
Amanda E. Mortl Unknown Tracking Modern Human Behavior Using Amino Acid Racemization of Ancient Ostrich Eggshells from White Paintings Shelter, Botswana Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Bethesda, MD
Patricia Young Shin Unknown Studies of Hemoglobin and Iron Effects on Intraneuronal Calcium Dynamics Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Alexandria, VA
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