Hardin-Houston holds science fair


HOUSTON — The annual Hardin-Houston Science Fair was held last month, during which participating sixth grade students were required to create a presentation board pertaining to their topics.

Students from three different classes were given first, second, and third place awards. Additionall, three students were named first, second, and third place winners overall.

Winners from Katy Koverman’s class included Paul Samera, who won first place for his project, “Meltdown Madness;” A.J. Edwards, who placed second with, “Going, Going, Gone!,” along with Lily Vazquez, who also placed second for her project, “Sinking Soda;” and Sophia Waesch, who won third place with, “Kernel Kounter.”

Winners from Teresa Knouff’s class included Owen Casto, who came in first for his project, “Paw Lickin’ Good;” Carson Niekamp, who placed second for, “Dancing Motor;” and Addie Mowery, who won third for, “Egg Glow Down.”

Winners from Carrie Larger’s class included Calvin Jones, who placed first for, “Moving At Linear Pace;” Dylan Shaffer, who came in second for, “Fluid Power,” along with Dustin Strunk, who also placed second for his project, “You Want A Piece Of Me?;” and Lucas Mohler, who placed third for, “May The Soil Be With You.”

“Overall sixth grade winners” included Calvin Jones, first place; Dylan Shaffer and Dustin Strunk, second place; and Lucas Mohler, third place.