Students earn science fair honors

January 23, 2013

Students participating in the Granbury Independent School District Secondary District Science Fair received recognition for developing innovative projects.

Best of Show honors for grades 9-12 went to Granbury High School senior Mariah Rendeiro.

Her project was entitled “A Second Year Study on the Effectiveness and Feasibility of Iron Fertilization of the Oceans Utilizing Iron Nitrate.”

For grades 6-8, winner of the Best of Show award was Jonah Delaney, a sixth-grader at Granbury Middle School, for his project “Melting Ice: A Change in Climate.”

A complete list of winners in each category includes:

Animal Science: Anna Elkins, first.

Behavorial/Social Sciences: Alexandria Inbody, first; Addie Jackson and Kasey Ludwig, second; Fernando Aguado, third; Carly Cheek, honorable mention.

Biochemistry: Liesl Krone, first.

Chemistry: Maxwell Call, first.

Earth/Planetary Science: Seaton Berry, first.

Engineering: Electrical/Mechanical: Charles Wallace, first; Teddy Tilleman, second.

Energy and Transportation: Leslie Price, first.

Environmental Management: Mariah Rendeiro, first; Ben Lillagore, second.

Environmental Sciences: Jonah Delaney, first; Jackson Winters, second; Beau Pritchard, third; Rachel McWilliams and Hannah Myers, honorable mention.

Medicine/Health Services: Landree Chiles and Lyndee Chiles, first; Lauren Wallace and Ryan Ziegler, second (tie); Ashley Boyd, third.

Microbiology: Brittany Pinckard, first; Bryn Vandermark, second.

Physics/Astronomy: Andrew Walters, first; Matthew Bhatty and Kasi Krieger, second; Kyle Beck and Jack Miller, third; Mikayla Simpson and Denise Swick, honorable mention.

Plant Sciences: Hunter Meroney, first; Trisha Gryder and Rayni Skaggs, second.

Scholarship winners were: Lake Granbury Medical Center – Maxwell Call; Luminant – Charles Wallace.

Students honored for the best use of technology were Liesl Krone and Leslie Price.

The students all advance to the 61st Fort Worth Regional Science & Engineering Fair Feb. 24-25 at the new College Park Events Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington.

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