Fort Defiance students to existing solar initiatives to nationwide viewers

Catrina P. Smith
Fort Defiance High School students (from left) Sherylynne Crookshanks, Lauren Rhodes, and Caroline Miller will take part in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Wednesday, Dec. 16. They will be presenting their research findings from last year's Throwing Solar Shade project.

FORT DEFIANCE — The presentation is prepared, turned in very last week. Nevertheless, Caroline Miller said she would most most likely be practicing each and every day leading up to Wednesday evening. 

“Just out of nervousness,” claimed the Fort Defiance Large Faculty senior.

Miller is one particular of three Fort pupils who will be getting portion in a U.S. Section of Strength Photo voltaic Decathlon presentation Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. Along with junior Sherylynne Crookshanks and senior Lauren Rhodes, Miller will current investigate findings from a project that began very last 12 months.

Associates of Protected Futures Photo voltaic, a Staunton-based solar energy corporation, visited an ecology class at Fort Defiance very last calendar year. The thought was to start off a venture referred to as Throwing Photo voltaic Shade, a joint hard work between the firm and the Science Museum of Virginia.

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