The Institute of Environmental and Human Health to Honor Area Students for Science
April 20, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 20, 2006
CONTACT: John Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org
LUBBOCK – The Institute of Environmental and Human Health at Texas Tech will honor
three winners of the South Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair at 4 p.m.
Thursday (April 20).
The event will take place in the lecture hall of the institute, located at Reese Technology
The winners from this year’s event include a student from an elementary school, a
junior high school and a high school from the surrounding area. These students competed
in the fair on March 25.
The recipients of the 2006 TIEHH Environmental Sciences awards are:
• Ivelisse Figueroa – A sixth-grader from Nat Williams Elementary School. She won
$50 for her project, “How polluted are the lakes around you?”
• Jayton Rainey – A seventh-grader from Slaton Junior High School. He won $50 for
his project, “Pig sneezes cause diseases.”
• Mandy Forbis – A senior at O’Donnell High School. She won $100 for her project,
“Using Dracaena sanderiana as a vehicle to hyperaccumulate industrial waste.”
CONTACT: Alicia Knight, assistant director for administration, The Institute of Environmental
and Human Health at Texas Tech, (806) 885-4567 ext. 225, or email@example.com.