Learning Bridge would like to recognize their Grand Champion and Reserve Champion award winners for the 2017 Science Fair. Learning Bridge was recognized at the Western Nevada Regional Science Fair and Engineering Expo.
The photograph is of Learning Bridgeś Western Nevada Regional Science Fair and Engineering Expo attendees: Amber Williams, Lucy Beardall, Tyler Petersen, Evan Gray, Clara McOmber, Kaylee Cracraft, Dillon Rice, Ayden Bath, Samantha Beardall and Angela Mabson.
Tyler Petersen received a first place from the American Chemical Society for his project entitled, Which Type of Wood will Ignite Faster, he received a $100.00 check for his efforts.
Amber William’s project entitled The Stroop Effect, placed 2nd overall in her division receiving a medal. Amber also received a 2nd place special award from Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Society of Neuroscience, she received $50.00 for her efforts.
Working as a team, Angela Mabson and Samantha Beardall received medals as they were awarded 2nd place overall in their division. They also received a special 2nd place award and twenty-five dollars from the Ecological Society for their project entitled Defeating PETE. They also were granted a special invitation to compete in the ¨Reno Earth Day ś Earth Innovations¨ Science Fair in Reno in April. The team also received an invitation to enter the Broadcom Masters’ program for the Society for Science and the Public. Western Nevada Regional Science and Engineering Fair has named Angela and Samantha as the top 10 percent of middle school science fair participants in the nation.
If chosen as a finalist they will win an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete for $25,000.