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West Grand Science Fair attracts 58 high school entries

To the Editor:

The West Grand School District Science Fair was held Jan.31. The high school had 58 entries.

Chris Zagone’s, “Electrolyte Electricity,” took first place. Melissa Kraker’s, “Alliceace Family” received second place. “Bacteria and Lysol” by Erin Beason received third place. Honorable mentions were given to Olivia Cordova, Leslie Hirt, Keena Ferrell, Brendan Wilsey, Genni Noonen, Garrett Cannon, Justin Jimenez, and Katherine Schonlau.

Mountain Parks Electric gave two awards: The first award was Best Energy Related Project received by Chris Zagone; Their second award was Best Overall Project received by Melissa Kraker.

The top six projects may attend the Regional Science Fair in Grand Junction on Feb. 22 and 23.

The middle school had nine projects with 13 participants. First place went to Kaitlyn Adams’ “How Climate Affects Mold on Bread.” Bailey Palmer received second place with “Weather or Not?” Hannah Howell and Caitlyn Howard received third place with “Teen Healthy.” Honorable mention went to Kelli Bray, Cody Volt and Edgar Marquez.

The elementary school had 19 projects with 36 students involved. “Does Temperature Matter?” by Cole Tracy and J.D. Docheff received first place. Second place went to Abigail Jimenez and Sky LePage with “Moldy Plants.” Molly Scruggs and Payton Coleman received third place with “Will Colored Water Affect the Growth of a Plant?” Honorable mention went to Bailey Gasvoda, Jordan Stevens , Raelynn Tyrrell and Iris Melendez.

School district staff would like to thank all the people who made this event possible and a special thanks to Mountain Parks Electric for their presentation of plaques.

Congratulations to all participants for their hard work and dedication to science.

West Grand School District staff

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