Career and Technical Education (CTE) of St. Johns County

Biotechnology students place 3rd at Project Innovation

The biotechnology academy’s team of Gigi Choan, Ellie DeVault, Camryn Hansen, Averie Brannigan, Victoria Cunningham and Rylie Cornwell placed third in the CTE project innovation competition in St John’s County.  The team proposed genetically modifying ornamental plants to increase the number of chloroplasts.  The goal is to increase photosynthesis and thus reduce carbon in the atmosphere.