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U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner Focuses on Oil Spills, Penguins

July 20, 2020

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Zoe Gotthold, a high-school student from Richland, Washington, won the 2020 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition for her investigation into mitigating environmental damages from oil spills. In August, Gotthold will compete against national-level winners from 28 other countries during a virtual event. Image courtesy of Gotthold

Innovative devices to help clean up oil spills won Washington high-school student Zoe Gotthold the 2020 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Virginia) announced in late June. Her project now advances to the international competition in August, where she will represent the U.S. against 28 other countries. Plastics […]

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New Jersey high-schooler Sonja Michaluk wins 2019 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition

July 17, 2019

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Sonja Michaluk (right), backed by her mother (left), receives the 2019 U.S. SJWP during the national competition, held June 13 to 16 at the Ohio State University (Columbus). Photo courtesy of Annelise Taggart.

Sonja Michaluk, a junior at Hopewell Valley Central High School (Pennington, N.J.), already boasts a career in water research that would be impressive for a scientist twice her age. And after the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) announced last month that she will represent the U.S. at the 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) […]

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