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( March 24, 1999)
TODD COUNTY STUDENTS WIN HONORS AT HIGH PLAINS REGIONAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR
Seven Todd County students won honors at the 44th Annual High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair held recently on the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology ( SDSM& T). Andrea Lucas won 3rd Place/ 6th Grade- Biology for her science project entitled “ Blood Pressure… It has its Highs and Lows.” Jenna Lucas won 1st Place/ 6th Grade- Physical for a science project entitled “ A Shower a Day… Brings Meteorites Our Way.” Charlie Her Many Horses won 5th Place/ 6th Grade- Biology for a science project entitled “ Tomato/ Tomato.” Jade Herman won 2nd Place/ 7th Grade- Physical for a science project entitled “ Barometric Behavior.” Whitney Lucas won 3rd Place/ 8th Grade- Physical for her science project entitled “ Mni Wiconi- Water is Life.” Shannon McCloskey won Life Sciences and Outstanding Project US Army Awards for her science project entitled “ To Clean and Protect.”
Other students from Todd County who competed in the event and their project titles are as follows:
Ian Her Many Horses Milk Babies
Genna Buettner Physically Fit = Mentally Fit?
Alfred Walking Bull Is There Medicinal Value?
Leslie Freud Time to Its Observer
Heather Petersen Are Plants Stimulated by Touch?
Lori Spotted War Bonnet Does Temperature Affect a Volleyball?
June One Star The Wonders of Science
Maria Valandra Native American Dance vs. Aerobics
Kaylamae Stewart Does Viewing Television Effect Pulse Rate?
Dennis McDaniel Influencing Factors on Reflex Action
Jennifer Shooter Organic Insulation
Jackie Whipple Shigella
Kacee Longcor Taste of Age
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: Kacee Longcor of County School - 7 displays her science project entitled “ Taste of Age” at the 44th Annual High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair held at SDSM& T. Photo Caption: Whitney Lucas of Todd County Middle School won 3rd Place/ 8th Grade Physical for her science project entitled “ Mni Wiconi - Water is Live”, at the 44th Annual High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair held at SDSM& T.
Photo Caption: Jackie Whipple of Todd County Middle School displays her science project entitled “ Shigella” at the 44th Annual High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair held at SDSM& T.
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