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    Congratulations to the following students for placing at the State Science and Engineering Fair.

    Kinsley Hall-4th place Behavioral science

    Nathan Gibson-4th place Biochemistry

    Ethan Scrivner-4th place Cellular and Molecular Biology

    Steve Simon-4th place Chemistry

    Zac McCoy-4th place Engineering Electrical and Mechanical

    Taylor Coulson-4th place Environmental Management

    Cassidy Bates & John Paul Williams- 4th place Environmental Science

    Jade Villines-4th place medicine and Health

    Jennifer Pendleton-4th place Medicine and Health

    Hayden Allen- 4th place Microbiology

    Alex Neihouse-4th place Physics and Astronomy

    Reagan Gray-4th place Physics and Astronomy

     

    Chesnee Ellifrits- 3rd place Earth Science

    Shaeleigh Brown-3rd place Physics and Astronomy

     

    Sienna Raja-2nd place Energy and Transportation

     

    London Blackwell- 1st place Chemistry

    Payton Scrivner- 1st place Biochemistry

    Blake Williams-1st place Energy and Transportation

    Ethan McKinley and Landon Medlock- 1st place Engineering Materials and Bioengineering

     

    Also congratulations to Ethan McKinley and Landon Medlock.  They had the 2nd place overall project at the state science fair earning them an all expense paid trip to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, PA.

     

    Alma High school was also selected as a BEST IN STATE SCHOOL.

    Alma High School entered the State Science Fair at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway with 44 Students.  Alma High School did extremely well with twelve 4th places, two 3rd places ($100 award), one 2nd place ($200 award) and four 1st place awards ($300 award).  We also had another project qualify for an all expense paid trip to the International Science Fair in Pittsburgh by winning 2nd place overall.  These awards are very difficult to obtain at state because there are other schools where registered research institutions are easily attainable.  For us to compete with them is amazing due to our limited access to these high level research facilities.  The state science fair gives out 5 Best in State trophies for all classifications.  They determine the winners by the points each school receives from placement in the categories, and the total score is divided by the number of students they brought.  We received 3rd Overall Best in State with the largest number of students in attendance beaten only by the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Science, and the Arts (ASMSA), and Little Rock Central.