After researching a topic of their choice throughout the year, the sophomores presented their Sophomore Presentations, March 21-25.
Brooke Wells, head of high school, and Tom Wroten, director of technology, judged the five- to eight-minute presentations.
Wells and Wroten selected the top 10 presenters out of the total 35.
The top 10 will present in the final round on April 25-26 in Matthews Library.
Here are the top 10 presenters and their project titles.
Rick Barros III: “The Lack of Business Knowledge in Professional Sports”
Nico Burns: “Music Therapy – The Effects of Music on the Brain”
Sahej Claire: “Sound Interpretation”
Annya Dahmani: “Music Copyright Law”
Nina Dym: “The Evolution of Photography”
Amalie Fackenthal: “The Life of Alan Turing and The German Enigma Cypher”
Lea Gorny: “Dreams”
Sonja Hansen: “Selectively Breeding Dogs”
Theo Kaufman: “A Deadly Year on Everest”
Kyra Petersen: “The Impact of Psychology on Human Performance”
“While there were many outstanding performances, the following presentations were chosen, based on their potential for excellence,” Wells said in an email sent to the sophomore class.
—By Annya Dahmani