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BMS students take first place in STEM challenge

Pictured from left are Casey Hiller, Seth Lindgren, Zane Hiller, Cody Lyle, and Jeff Ostrom at the MSBA Leadership Conference after winning the DLR Student Innovation Challenge. (Submitted photo)

Bemidji eighth graders Cody Lyle, Zane Hiller, Casey Hiller, Seth Lindgren, along with STEM teacher Jeff Ostrom, recently competed in a STEM competition held concurrently with the Minnesota School Boards Association Leadership Conference in Minneapolis. The team competed against two other Minnesota middle school teams, and won first place with their presentation "Innovative and creative ways to reduce by 40 percent the air pollution in New Delhi by the year 2038," according to a press release.

The team was also invited to present to the Bemidji School Board at its January meeting, where they were congratulated on their success.

Pictured from left are Casey Hiller, Seth Lindgren, Zane Hiller, Cody Lyle, and Jeff Ostrom at the MSBA Leadership Conference after winning the DLR Student Innovation Challenge.

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