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CMS wins 18 regional science fair awards

Including seven out of 10 Best Regional projects in seventh grade

Posted: April 15, 2011 3:34 p.m.
Updated: April 18, 2011 5:00 a.m.

CMS 7th grade students came away with a strong showing at the regional science fair, collecting 18 awards. Students earneding honors included (first row, from left) Ryan Kelly, Trace Guy, Gray Batten, (second row) Delaney McLaughlin, Angela Gimmi, Heather Wennersten, Abigail McLaughlin, Neel Sheth, Grace Smith and Morgan Schoolfield.

This is only the second year that Camden Middle School’s seventh-grade students have competed in the tegional science fair but they came out on top, earning seven out of 10 awards given for seventh-grade best regional projects.

 “I could not have been prouder of our students,” said Camden Middle School Principal Jeff Jordan. “Our students and staff worked extremely hard on these projects, which were very advanced. We received the second highest overall number of total awards and the only school to do better was a science magnet.”

Held at the University of South Carolina March 18, the annual fair hosts students in fifth through 12 grades from elementary, middle and high schools throughout the area. Students qualify for the fair by winning first-, second- or third-place awards in their local science fairs.

Ten Camden Middle School students won 18 awards at the regional science fair.

The students who won awards include the following:

Delaney McLaughlin (Predicting the Weather) -- Honorable Mention in Geology and General Science, American Meteorology Award for Outstanding Achievement and Best in Seventh-grade Award.

Angela Gimmi (Chemical and Green Growth) -- USC Sumter Award in Biology and Best in Seventh-grade Award.

Heather Wennersten (The Squeeze on Welchs) – Second Place in Medicine and Health and Best in Seventh-grade Award.

Abigail McLaughlin (Paw Preference in Cats) -- Veterinary Medicine Award for Outstanding Achievement and Best in Seventh-grade Award First Place.

Neel Sheth (Is it true? Blind People Have Better Senses) -- Dr. Gary Allen Award for Outstanding Achievement and Second Place in Behavior and Social Sciences.

Grace Smith (Are Horses Afraid of Brightly Colored Jumps?) -- Honorable Mention in Veterinary Medicine.

Morgan Schoolfield (Water Works: Plant Edition) -- Honorable mention in Geology and General Science.

Ryan Kelly (The Wings of an Eagle) – Second Place in Physics, First Place Navy Distinguished Achievement Award and Best in Seventh-grade Award Second Place.

Trace Guy (Chromatography with Candy)  -- Best in Seventh-grade Award.

Gray Batten (One Big Problem) -- Best in Seventh-grade Award.


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