Science students earn awards

February 13, 2013


Granbury ISD Elementary District Science Fair Best of Show honors went to Caleb Hammond for kindergarten-2nd grade and Mikayla Roach for 3rd-5th grades.

Hammond is a second-grader at Mambrino School, while Roach is a Baccus Elementary School fifth-grader.

Elementary and intermediate students participating in the fair received recognition for developing innovative projects during an awards ceremony Thursday.

Winners in the individual project competition were:

Kindergarten: Logan Halsey, first; Kaira Krause, second; Noah Voss, third; Haley VanDalsem, fourth; Cole Bradley, fifth; Gavin Gutierrez, honorable mention.

1st Grade: Kiera Tate, first; Bethany Decaire, second; Aleah Little, third; Caroline Wallace, fourth; Zach Layland, fifth.

2nd Grade: Caleb Hammond, first; Brady Pomeroy, second; Abby Manning, third; Phillip Bridge, fourth; Kyleigh Chavez, fifth.

3rd Grade: Alex Call, first; Landon Berry, second; Georgia Myers, third; Ezra Holloway, fourth; Scout Skaggs, fifth.

4th Grade: Cory Lyden, first; Mason Freeman, second; Izzy Novelli, third; Aliyana Bhaloo, fourth; Jose Oviedo, fifth.

5th Grade: Mikayla Roach, fifth; Anna Christy, second; Maci Cowan, third; Maci Langston, fourth; Rayli Ruby, fifth.

In the group project competition, the winners were: Graham Garrison and Brady Willmeth, first; Shaden Medlin and Alex Opperman, second; Jamie Babbe and Emma Grace Brown, third; Cade Barnes and Brett Ross, fourth.

For shutterbug photography awards, the winners were Logan Halsey for kindergarten-2nd grade and Laney Whitefield for 3rd-5th grades.

Winning in the class projects division were: Kim Rains’ fourth-grade class at Oak Woods School, first; Sharon Daugherty’s third-grade class at Mambrino, second; Nancy Comeau’s fifth-grade class at Mambrino, third.

Serving as judges for the district fair were representatives of Lake Granbury Medical Center and Luminant as well as a Granbury High School photography student.

All winners with individual and group projects have the opportunity to compete at the regional science fair Saturday, April 13 on the campus of Texas Woman’s University in Denton.

The district’s Secondary Science Fair was held on Jan. 17.

Those winners are preparing for the 62nd Fort Worth Regional Science & Engineering Fair to be held Feb. 24-25 at the College Park Events Center at the University of Texas at Arlington.

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