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High School Science Fair



 On December 8th, 33 students presented to judges 24 controlled study projects at the annual high school science fair.  Volunteer judges came from Indium Corporation, MVCC, Hamilton College, Clinton Central School, ESF, Soil and Water Conservation District, and FMP Remediation. Ten students will go on to represent Clinton High School at the Utica College Science Fair in April.

Science Fair winners are as follows:

Natural Science

1st place = Lauren Chmielewski  (Purifying Drinking Water)

2nd place= Wiley Gifford (What Material cleans Oil Spills the Most Effectively?)

3rd place= Sylvie Novak (Empathy Responses)

Physical Science

1st place= Cecilia Cabiya (Power Beneath our Feet)

2nd place=Matthew Gadziala and David Henderson (Will Warmer or Cooler Water Return First to Room Temp.)

3rd place=Josh Wilcox (Does Temperature Affect the Height a Basketball Bounces?)

Math/Technology/Engineering

1st place= Eva Borton (Windmill Structure Efficiency)

2nd place= Jacob Lewis (Comparing a $10 Microscope to a Stereomicroscope)

3rd place = Evan McCormick (How Effective are Humans at being Random?)

Special Awards

Originality= Ian Brehaut (Bioluminescence)

Scientific Methodology= Evan McCormick ( How Effective are Humans at being Random?)

Distinctive/Eye Catching Board= Savarrah Sojda (Viscosity)

Most Environmentally Friendly= Wiley Gifford (What Material Cleans Oil Spills the Most Effectively?)

Most Beneficial to Society = Eva Borton (Windmill Structure Efficiency)

Best Presenter = Jacob Lewis (Comparing a $10 Microscope to a Stereomicroscope)

People’s Choice = Andrew Krom and Jadon Ingalls (Project Mass)




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