Murray science fair winners announced
Murray Middle School’s annual science fair held Jan. 12 and 13 was a success this year, with 200 projects and 80 judges. According to science teacher Tim Chase, the judges said they were impressed with the quality of the projects, “but the comments on how ‘creative the students are with their approach to the process of science’ were the comments I was most proud to hear.”
The Twin Cites Regional Science Fair will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27. Those who qualified to go on to the regional fair include Will Altman, Lily Gordon and Olivia Barnes, animal science; Olivia Ahrens, Amelia Moseman and Lucille Black, behavioral and social science; Ong Vang, Mason Salverda and Aaliyah McQueen, biochemistry; Carter Brown, Molly Swanson and Morgan Nichols, cellular and molecular biology; Sunniva Berg, Bridget Lee and Sawyer Wall, chemistry; Janey Post, Maeli Engelmann and Paola Guerrero, earth science; Maasia Apet, Charlie Rogers and William Gray, energy and transportation; Nicholas Jacobsen, Lillian Barnes and Phelameena Lee, engineering; Noah Putz-Yang, Keith Deal and Jillian Brenner, environmental science; Amelia Schucker, Sami Banat and Ethan Mills, medicine and health; Alena Almanza, Jonas Lundquist and Ronald Spiegelberg, microbiology; James Carlson, Claire Olson and Peter Fortier, physics and astronomy; Tana Ososki, Ian McKenna and Alejandro Najera-Wolcot, plant sciences; and Anna Gaudio, Hedges Gregory and Madeline Thompson, product comparison.