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Competition Winners

1999-2000 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 Distinguished, $500 for Excellence, $300 for Merit, and $50 for Honorable Mention. The papers are judged in terms of their objectivity, clarity, overall impact, and the extent to which the significance of the topic is shown.

The local competitions are held in the fall. The top winners are entered in the International Student Technical Writing Competition (ISTWC), which takes place in February. 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 Honorable Mention.
A gold star marks the winning entries in the International Competition.

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
Distinguished
Adam Kielman 12 Mathematical Acoustic Analysis of Combinative Musical Harmonies gold star
Subject Area: Physics/Music Theory
Montgomery Blair High School
Montgomery County, MD
Ms. Jonetta Russell
Excellence
Albert Mao 12 Positron Emission Tomograph Detector Module Calibration Through Morphological Algorithms and Interactive Correction gold star
Subject Area: Computer Science
Montgomery Blair High School
Montgomery County, MD
Ms. Jonetta Russell
Merit
Susan Ji 12 Differential Effects of Nicotine on Heart Rate —Evidence for Multiple Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subtypes in the Heartgold star
Subject Area: Medicine/Health
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Alexandria, VA
Fred Lampazzi
Honorable Mention
   

There were no Honorable Mentions this year.

For more information, contact Betty Montgomery, Education Committee Manager, at
301-622-4912 (home), 301-601-4694 (work), (Secretary: 301-601-0302), 301-601-0308 (fax) or by e-mail at

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