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SLTER intern Chris Sanchez presented his poster entitled "Interpreting the hydrological history of an Everglades wetland through microscopic characterization of phytoliths"

SLTER intern Chris Sanchez presented his poster entitled "Interpreting the hydrological history of an Everglades wetland through microscopic characterization of phytoliths" at the 2009 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Reno, NV and received "Second Place" in the Plant Sciences category. In addition to a $1500 cash award, he was offered an internship with a leading phytolith researcher at the University of Nevada. Chris also received 2nd place in the State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida and a $40,000 scholarship to the Florida Institute of Technology. Chris has been working with mentors Evelyn Gaiser and Colin Saunders.

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