GHS’ Wallace ‘electric’ at fair

April 6, 2013

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Granbury High School senior Charles Wallace placed first in the electrical and mechanical engineering division at the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair last week at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.

Wallace won the top prize in the senior division for his project, “A Simple Method to Step Up DC Voltage.”

He was among nine from Granbury competition at the state contest.

Joining him were two GHS classmates, Matthew Bhatty and Kasi Krieger along with Acton Middle School students Trisha Gryder, Alexandria Inbody, Liesl Krone, Benjamin Lillagore, Brittney Pinckard and Rayni Skaggs.

Competing in junior and senior divisions, students advanced by being selected as the grand prize winner or placing first, second or third in one of 12 regional fairs in the state.

“The ExxonMobil Foundation is committed to encouraging scientific exploration among the next generation of innovators,” said Suzanne McCarron, president of the ExxonMobil Foundation.

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