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Pic 3: Projects waiting for judges to come and look over them. Photo credit: Jenelle Kalaf

Local students find fun in science

SC4’s Science and Engineering brought the best of the best

Jenelle Kalaf
Staff Writer

SC4 held the Science and Engineering fair on March 7 through the 9.
Elementary, middle, and high school students show off their science projects for the community to see.
Four awards were designated for each school level.
The judging started Friday and ran until Saturday. On Sunday, the winners were announced in an award ceremony held in the Fine Arts Building.
Every school level held their own competition, giving away 3 grand awards and 1 best of show.
For the elementary level, the 3 grand awards went to Benjamin Govaere, Kylie Russell, and Kayla Walker. All are students of Pine River Elementary.
The best in show award went to Michael Wilkinson, a student of St. Mary’s Catholic School in St. Clair, for his project about processed and non-processed foods.
Middle school level grand award winners are Tyler Danielson, Caleb Hendershot, and Neehal Tumma. All recipients are students of Fort Gratiot Middle School.
The best in show went to Khristiyana Dixon of Fort Gratiot Middle School, for her project about gender and memory.
High school level grand award winners are Ilina Krishen, Medha Krishen, and Aishah Ahmed, all students of Port Huron Northern High School.
High school best in show went to Sophia Ahmed, also of Port Huron Northern High School, for her research in inhibiting E. coli growth.
All winners were given blue ribbons for their achievements.