WSCA Junior, Henry Low, took first place and the grand prize at the Synopsys Sacramento Regional STEM Fair. The fair is the premier science competition in Northern California, where high school students from 12 different counties compete and exhibit their science fair research. Low developed a software application for treating obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety, including research that proved the effectiveness of his application.
Low advanced to the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, held during May 8-13 in Phoenix, Arizona, where he took third place in his category. He represented Northern California at Intel ISEF, the world's largest and most prestigious international pre-college science competition. Approximately 1,700 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions, and territories competed and showcased their research at the fair, where doctoral level scientists reviewed and judge their work.