28th Annual TWU Science Fair winners announced

Two girls and one boy holding big trophies
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.

Best in Grade Winners

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

First Grade
Kemble Hayslip, "The Perfect Pop"
Felty Elementary

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

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 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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