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28th Annual TWU Science Fair winners announced

A TWU Science Fair participant and her father.

TWU Science Fair 'Best in Class' winners. Nate Gast, winner of the 'Best in Class: Kindergarten - Third Grade' award; Satvika Nadella, winner of the 'Best in Class: Fourth - Sixth Grade' award; Riley Sellers, winner of the 'Best in Class: Seventh - Eighth Grade' award. Photos by Christa Phipps.

Congratulations to the winners of TWU's 28th Annual Science Fair. The event took place Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Pioneer Hall on TWU's Denton campus.

Second in Grade Winners

Kindergarten

Leah Mary Thomas, "Yeast and Balloons"
Harmony School of Innovation, Harmony Schools

First Grade

Elliott Workman, "Flight Time"
Granbury ISD

Second Grade

Aaron Hutchins, "Paper Power"
E. Ray Elementary

Third Grade

Mariam Mekbeb- Gillett, "Collecting DNA"
Episcopal School of Dallas

Fourth Grade

Rahmah Abdulhameed, "Organic and Non-organic"
Harmony School of Business

Fifth Grade

Jackson Gent, "Melting Ice"
Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy

Sixth Grade

Aaditya Krishna Arun, "Eco-purify Water Using Bio-filters"

Eighth Grade

Nathan Woolard, "Hot Nutz!"
Waxahachie ISD

Best in Grade Winners

Kindergarten

Becca Bedford, "My 'Frozen' Project"
Harmony School of Innovation

First Grade

Kemble Hayslip, "The Perfect Pop"
Felty Elelementary

Second Grade

Kash Rogers, "Growing Gummy Bears"
Acton Elementary School, Granbury ISD

Third Grade

Marco Segreti, "Sponge Rock"
Harmony School of Innovation

Fourth Grade

Jordan Lassiter, "Oil Spills Need Sorbent Materials"
Denton Calvary Academy

Fifth Grade

Sarang Goel, "Buckle Up or Bust"
Coppell ISD

Sixth Grade

Alisha Khan, "DNA: Deoxyribonucleic Acid"
Harmony School of Innovation

Seventh Grade

Spencer Brown, "Plant Killers"
Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy

Eighth Grade

Alison Best, "Great Globs of Gluten"
Best Academy

Best Group Winners

Kindergarten - Third Grade

Levi Logston and Carson Morgan, "The Cookie Challenge"
Granbury ISD

Fourth - Sixth Grade

Anthony Mitchell and Landon Portwood, "Soccer Ball Air Pressure vs. Distance Traveled"
Granbury ISD

Best in Class Winners

Kindergarten - Third Grade

Nate Gast, "Getting a Grip"
Granbury ISD

Fourth - Sixth Grade

Satvika Nadella, "Identity of Sugar Revealed"
Allen ISD

Seventh - Eighth Grade

Riley Sellers, "Saved by the Clot"
Waxahachie ISD

 

The 2017 TWU Science Fair was sponsored by the TWU College of Arts and Sciences, TWU Marketing and Communication, TWU Admissions, the Dallas Zoo, the Dallas Arboretum, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The event was judged and supported by TWU faculty, staff and student volunteers.

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