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Blackduck Elementary holds Science Fair

Nearly 40 entries were on display at the 2019 Blackduck Elementary School Science Fair on Jan. 18 with students from grades 3-6 participating. The public had the chance to view the exhibits after the judges had made their decisions. The top three...

Jerzi Resendez and Autumn Carey with their projects at the Blackduck Elementary School Science Fair. Photos by Jennifer Parker / For The American
Jerzi Resendez and Autumn Carey with their projects at the Blackduck Elementary School Science Fair. Photos by Jennifer Parker / For The American

Nearly 40 entries were on display at the 2019 Blackduck Elementary School Science Fair on Jan. 18 with students from grades 3-6 participating.

The public had the chance to view the exhibits after the judges had made their decisions. The top three finishers in the sixth grade will move on to the Regional Science Fair in Bemidji on Feb. 22. Students who placed in the top three for each grade also received medals.

Representing Blackduck at the regional from the sixth grade will be first-place winners Ayris Fellows and Morgan Jaeger, second-place winners Brennen Kortuem and Rocky Cook, and third-place finishers Kaelan Rockensock and Hanna Savich.

Receiving honorable mentions for the sixth grade were Nathan Bloomquist, Reed Michalicek, and Nick Rusch and Autumn Carey.

The winners from the third grade were: Luke Swedberg first, Luke Mistic and Finn Johnson second, and Ava Johnson third.

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For fourth grade, Hudson Eggert and William Dierfhising were first, Jillian Bloomquist and Aliya Brown were second, Isabel Ziegler and Chevie Naughton were third.

Fifth grade place winners were: Wyatt Stillday first, Rocky Vigilanti and Will Lien second, Paisley Irvine and Jessa Anderson third.

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