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( March 24, 1999)
SPEARFISH MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WIN HONORS AT HIGH PLAINS REGIONAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR
Eight students from Spearfish Middle School won honors at the 44th Annual High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair held recently on the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology ( SDSM& T). Jessie Richey won 2nd Place/ 6th Grade- Biology for a science project entitled “ Twins.” Shaun Satterlee won 1st Place/ 7th Grade- Physical for a science project entitled “ How Electromagnetism Makes a Motor Run.” Brian Ewoldt won 5th Place/ 7th Grade- Physical and 1st Place Junior High/ US Air Force Awards for his science project entitled “ How Air Temperature Affects Lift on a Section of an Airplane Wing.” Jamie Leslie and Daleri Moller won 1st Place/ 6th Grade- Team for a science project entitled “ A Dialogue About Smog.” Emilie Hammerquist and Michelle McGrath won 1st Place/ 7th Grade- Team for their science project entitled “ Rain, Rain Go Away… Come Again on a Non- Fest Day.”
Other students from Spearfish who competed in the event and their project titles are as follows:
Loni Hughes, Liz Cichose, Greasy Chips
and Breon Schroeder
Lindsey Mudorf, Leslie Flory, Baking Soda Bean
and Britney Reisland
Lindsey Dafoe, Tara Bauman The Stronger, The Better
Rebecca Ahrendt, Melissa Trepl Expand Your Mind… or Maybe Just Your Milk!!
Eryn Caudill, Heather Hill And “ Tooth- Ink”… You Drink It!
Maggie Donahue, Holly Glatt, Thirsty Flowers
and Julee Lueders
Tyler Yackley, James Walton, Who’s got the Scent?
and Chris Stampe
Katie Pullen, Gwynne Berg and What’s the Oiliest Hamburger?
Stephan Post A Bugs Delicacy
Kendra Varadi, Tori Vette Look at that Grease
Stephanie Kushman, Meltdown
and Joanna Magnusson
Rylan Dirksen My Brain: Shaken Not Stirred
Cory Ostrom First South Dakotans Use of Lithics
Charles Hersrud Power Supplies
Joshua Christopherson Which Clearer Works Best?
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Name Project Fred Boursier Can We Consider Robots to be Living?
Nick Wasman Time to Train
Danna Smith and Anne Langdell Acid Rain
Julee Lueders Thirsty Flowers
Julia Doyle The Wonderful World of Cleaning Power
Jesse Leibel Taste Test
Steven Aldrich Speeds of a Bullet With Different Amounts of Gun Powder
Jared Davis and Peter Jonas Metal Tester
Amanda Whartman, Christy Barrios, Does Salt Water Evaporate Faster Than Fresh Water?
Kalee Rogers and Elise Sukstrorf
Corey Zehfus A Healthy Glow- Plant Growth in Different Colors of Light
Kristopher Kerwin Tornado in a Jar
Nick Cramer and Josh Stadler Mouse Maze
Drew Marshall- Thoreen Best Brush
and Jacob Cailotto
Shantel Goetz and Julia Doyle The Wonderful World of Cleaning Power
Melanie Lutz, Katie Meade, Bac- Terminator
and Hayley Zebroski
Cammi Crowley and Abby Johnson Which Cigarette Brand Boils Out the Most Tan?
Kelli McFarland How to Determine the Color of a Foal?
Jade Ager Recycling Sheetrock
James Walton Who’s got the Scent?
Emily Dahl, Kelly Krog and Becca Ovitz Which Pop is Worse for Teeth?
Sarah Bendickson, Kristan Vostad, To Leak or Not to Leak?
and Erin Reddick
Aaron Cahoy, Dan Brady and John Hall The Effective Range of a 12 Gauge Light Field Load
Aaron Merchen Decay of Brace Brackets in Pop
Teddy Noeller, Ian Finley and Taste Test
Christopher Halvald, Thomas Hardy Got Tar
and Ryan Huft
Jessica Wallace, Gwynne Berg What’s the Oiliest Hamburger?
and Katie Pullen
Tara Bauman The Stronger, The Better
Brandon Christensen, Lindsey Without Toothpaste… I’m Just a Shell of a Kid!
Hagenbroc and Jamie Trapp
Chris Stampe Who’s got the Scent?
The 44th Annual High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair featured 375 middle and high school students from 32 area schools competing in various science and engineering categories. A total of approximately $ 2,650 in cash awards plus many additional prizes that included flags, books, backpacks, databanks, and medallions were awarded to the winners in the various categories.
Photo Caption: Joshua Christopherson of Spearfish Middle School displays his science project entitled “ Which Cleaner Works Best?”, at the 44th Annual High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair held at SDSM& T.
Photo Caption: Nick Wasman of Spearfish Middle School discusses his science project entitled “ Time To Train” with an onlooker at the 44th Annual High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair. ( I:\ univrel\ pressrel\ 0399\ Science Fair Local Spearfish)
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