CWHS senior is Reserve Champion at RBSEF

Ellie Chibirka’s science research is awarded Reserve Champion

Ashleigh Dzomba


Ellie Chibirka, senior at Conrad Weiser, was named Reserve Champion at this year’s Reading Berks Science and Engineering Fair for her project: “Comparison of Withania somnifera and Fluoxetine on C. elegans Behavior.” Ellie is eligible to participate in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair May 12-17 in Phoenix, Ariz.

Founded by the Reading Chemists Club in 1952, the fair has been held for 67 years. It is supported by the Science Teachers of Reading and Berks and the Reading Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers.