Various from Lawrence County win at district Science Day

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 7, 2023

Kaylee Lucas, of Fairland Middle College, won very first location for Ideal All round Project at the Lawrence County Science Fair in February. She was a scholarship recipient at the district fair on March 25. (The Ironton Tribune | Heath Harrison))

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Neighborhood College and the Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center hosted the annual Southern Ohio District 14 Science Day on March 25.

The university welcomed 65 students who submitted 63 projects in grades fifth via 12th. District 14 is comprised of students from Gallia, Lawrence, Pike and Scioto counties.   

 “We are extremely proud of all the students who persevered this year and completed a science day project, and we are pretty thankful for all the teachers and parents who worked with these students,” Dr. John Implies, District 14 co-director and Rio chemistry/physics plan coordinator, stated. 

Faculty and students from Rio’s science applications served amongst the judges for the occasion. Implies, who also advises pre-med students at Rio Grande, added that the faculty and students of the science departments had been eager to meet students and see their presentations. 

Kaylee Lucas, of Fairland Middle College, who was the winner of the Lawrence County Science Fair this year, was the recipient of a B-WISER Science Camp Scholarship.

Right here are the award winners: 

• Water Atmosphere Award – Addison Mullins (Wheelersburg Higher College) 

• Ohio Soybean Bioscience Award – Emmerson Brown (Fairland Higher College) and Payton Detamore (Fairland Higher College) 

• Emerging Scientist Award in Chemistry &amp Supplies Science- Chloe Adkins (Fairland Higher College) Honorable Mention-Jordan Spencer (Fairland Higher College) 

• Emerging Scientist Award in Earth &amp Biological Science- Angela Li (Fairland Higher College) Honorable Mention- Emily Ferguson (Fairland Higher College) 

• Emerging Scientist Award in Physics and Power- Ryan Brewster (Fairland Higher College) Honorable Mention- Solomon Preston (Chesapeake Middle College) 

• Emerging Scientist Award in Behavioral &amp Social Science- Gracie Marshall (Fairland Higher College) Honorable Mention- Braelyn Eaches (Fairland Higher College) 

• Emerging Scientist Award in Organic Science- Angela Li (Fairland Higher College) 

• Emerging Scientist Award in Engineering &amp Laptop Science- Alex Gnau (St. Joseph Central Higher College) 

• Emerging Scientist Award in Medicine &amp Well being Science- Iman Kanooz (Fairland Higher College) 

• Emerging Scientist Ward in Well being &amp Applied Science- Ethan Mullins (Wheelersburg Middle College) 

• The Emerging Scholar Award- Esme Mahoney (Wheelersburg Middle College) and Evan King (Fairland Higher College) 

• B-WISER Science Camp Scholarships- Audrey Bach (Clay Higher College), Elin Shaw (Clay Higher College), Laney Shepard (Clay Higher College), Kaylee Lucas (Fairland Middle College), Annie Chen (Fairland Middle College), and Aubrey Hager (Fairland Middle College) 

• OTTA CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Strategy Award- Mitchell Dunlap (Fairland MS) and Dalton Shepard (Clay Higher College) 

• Rio Grande Science Day Scholarship- Angela Li (Fairland Higher College) 

Holzer Well being Method, Fluor-BWXT, Hopewell Well being Centers, Gallipolis Rotary, and R&ampR Tent Rental as nicely as the campus neighborhood sponsored and supported the occasion. 

The students had been vying for more than 16 awards, which had a combined worth of extra than $two,500, that had been presented at the finish of the occasion. 

Eighteen students certified for the State Science Day: Cody Harris, Aaris Cartwright, Esme Mahoney, Laney Shepard, Jordan Spencer, Greyson Diamond, Alexander Miller, Evan King, Angela Li, Chloe Adkins, Isabella James, Annie Chen, Lillian Pistole, Easton Collier, Dalton Shepard, Iman Kanooz and Addison Mullins. 

Subsequent year’s District 14 Science Day is set to be held on March 23, 2024. 

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