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County students place at regional science fair

 

LaGrangeCounty schools sent their best and brightest to the Regional Science Fair on March 17 at Trine University, with many of them returning with special awards.

Two students were selected to go on to the Broadcom Masters National Competition. Andrea Ledgerwood from Prairie Heights Middle School and Sammy Salim of Westview Elementary were both selected from the regional science fair.

LaGrangeCountystudents receiving special awards at the regional science fair were:

Andrea Ledgerwood of Prairie Heights Middle School – Association for Women Geoscientists Award, Steuben County Lakes Council award, Junior Environmental and Earth Sciences award.

Sammy Salim of Westview Elementary School – First place in Junior Division; First place in Junior Botany and Microbiology.

Kyle Coalson of Lakeland Middle School – American Meteorological Society award; Purdue School of Agriculture Junior Division award; Third place in Junior Division; Second place in Junior Botany and Microbiology.

Kendall Perkins of Prairie Heights Middle School – Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts award; Second place in Junior Biochemistry.

Reggie Parker of Lakeland Middle School – Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management Junior Division award.

Emily Myers and Taylor Targgart of Lakeland – Northeastern Center Junior Division award; Third place in Junior Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Brookelyn Lambright of Shipshewana-Scott Elementary School – Fifth place in Grade 2.

Abigail and Jacob Bainbridge of Lakeland Middle School – Honorable Mention in Junior Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Ashlyn Maskow of Lakeland – Third place in Junior Biochemistry.

Mackenzie DeLancey of Prairie Heights – Fifth place in Junior Botany and Microbiology.

Jeremy Wensink of Lakeland – Second place in Junior Engineering-General.