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Highland hosts 13-school District Science Fair

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Pictured are winners at the Fair, from left to right: Mikayla Collins, Overall Winner for fifth grade, from Highland; Bryson Hicks, Overall Winner for fourth grade from Calico Rock; First Place, Kaitlyn Allen from Viola for sixth grade; and first place Lance Caughron from Sulphur Rock, from fourth grade. [Order this photo]
Students from 13 schools over a five county area converged on the A.L. Hutson Center in Highland May 1 for the District Science Fair.

Grades fourth through seventh competed using their science skills to seek a coveted ribbon, medal or trophy.

This is the second year the Highland School District has hosted the District Science Fair.

Pictured is Bre Howard, the seventh grade Overall Winner from Cave City. [Order this photo]
Parents, teachers and students were invited to spend time touring the exhibits, which ranged from biochemistry and botany to engineering.

Projects were on display in the upper portion of the activity center for the public to view prior to the awards.

Teachers from the Middle School presented awards at the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

Schools from the area which competed included Norfork, Concord, Cave City, Midland, Cedar Ridge, Batesville, Calico Rock, Cord-Charlotte, Sulphur Rock, Viola, Newark, Calico Rock Home School and Highland.

In fourth grade, the overall winner was Bryson Hicks from Calico Rock, with first runner up Lance Caughron from Sulphur Rock. In fifth grade, Mikayla Collins won the overall award. In the sixth grade, Kaitlyn Allen of Viola took top honors, while seventh grader Bre Howard from Cave City won overall for her division.

For a complete list of winners, see next week's edition of the Villager Journal.

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