County science fair winners announced
The Lawrence County Science fair took place Feb. 1.
More than 120 projects were entered into last week’s fair.
A first through third place large trophy was awarded to the three top projects receiving the highest scores, overall categories combined, in the fifth through eighth grades.
Zoey Schmidt, a sixth grader at Chesapeake Middle School, won best overall project, with a perfect score, for her project, “Bath Bombs: Fizz or Flop.”
In second place was Dawson Forbush a seventh grader at Chesapeake, for his project, “Voltaic Variable.”
In third place was Allison Plantz, a Chesapeake seventh grader, for her project, “I See, You See.”
Schmidt again won first place, while second was a tie between Meredith Riley, a South Point sixth grader, for “All About Bees,” and Carter Collins, a Chesapeake sixth grader, for “Can Water Multiply Force.”
Third place was also a tie, between Ava Weber, a St. Lawrence sixth grader with “Soda Explosion” AND Connor McDaniel, an Ironton sixth grader with “Rust Happens,” winning.
Fourth place went to a team project, Ashton Smith and Brian Wheeler, Dawson-Bryant sixth graders, with “Which Drink Stains Teeth the Most?”
Fifth place was another tie, between Chesapeake sixth grader Hunter Hocevar with “Don’t Lose Your Marbles: The Science Behind Fun,” AND Phoenix Payne, and Ironton sixth grader with “The Power of Sour.”
Forbush took first place, while second went to Plantz.
Third went to Leah Shileds, a Chesapeake seventh grader, for “What’s Your IQ?,” while fourth was a team project by
Elijah Dillon and John Turner, seventh graders at Dawson-Bryant, with “Football Science.”
Coming in fifth was Chesapeake seventh grader Andrew Davis, with “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Batteries.”