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Posted: April 11, 2013 4:37 p.m.

NCSS students take home awards from state science fair

Newton County students fared well at the recent Georgia Science and Engineer Fair as 11 middle and high school students brought home awards. Ten of the student won either third or fourth place honors while one student won a special award for his project.

At the middle school level, Cousins Middle School, Indian Creek Middle School and the Newton County Theme School at Ficquett all had winners in the state fair. Newton High School had two winners and one special award at the high school level.

Below is a listing of students and their awards:


STUDENT

SCHOOL

 

DIVISION

 

AWARD

PROJECT

JUNIOR DIVISION

Tyler Davis &
Conrad Martin, Jr.

Newton County Theme School at Ficquett

Plant Sciences

 

3rd Place

What are the Effects of Acid Rain on the Growth of Plants?

Billy Allen

Newton County Theme School at Ficquett

Medicine & Health Sciences

 

3rd Place

Which is the Best Source for Drinking Water?

Billy Love

Indian Creek Middle School

Physics & Astronomy

3rd Place

Drop Zone

Mackenzie Mallard

Indian Creek Middle School

BioChemsitry

3rd Place

The Effects of pH on Enzyme Reactions

Michael Hipps

Cousins Middle School

Plant Sciences

3rd Place

Will the Color of Light Affect Plant Growth?

Aidan Moon

Cousins Middle School

Chemistry

4th Place

Will a Homemade Geode Form Faster in Full Light?

Eli Vinson

Newton County Theme School at Ficquett

Microbiology

4th Place

Which Animal Saliva Has the Most Bacteria?

SENIOR DIVISION

Alex Grady

Newton High School

Physics & Astronomy

4th Place

Don’t Call it a Comeback

Vitaliy Semenikhin

Newton High School

Environmental Sciences

4th Place

How Do Oils Affect Biodiesel?

Christopher Gray

Newton High School

Physics & Astronomy

American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics 2nd Place Senior Award

Space Race

 

 

 

 

 

“Congratulations to all of our outstanding science fair participants; they all performed exceptionally well at the state competition,” said Samantha Fuhrey, Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. “We are proud of their accomplishments!”

 

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