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Central Elementary School holds science fair

by Special to the Banner-News | March 4, 2021 at 8:09 a.m.
(From Left) Layton Walker and Linley Leak, the 3rd grade overall science winner and runner-up.

Central Elementary School held its first annual 3rd grade Science Fair on March 1-2, 2021. Judges picked winners in five science categories and then selected an Overall Champion and an Overall Runner-up winner.

The Overall Champion this year was Layton Walker with his project, “Yoga and Your BP.” Layton is the son of Devan and Brent Walker.

The Overall Runner-up winner was Linley Leak with her project, “Great Balls of Fire.’ Linley is the daughter of Amber and Wilton Leak.

Categorical Winners are listed below:

Biological Science

1st Which Manure Grows Best - Kara Sledge

2nd Let’s Get Moving - Hudson Smith

3rd Growth of Plants in Different Env. - Lawson Willis

3rd Can Your Eyes Trick Your Taste Buds - Aubrey Robertson

Earth and Environmental Science

1st Why Doesn’t Water Freeze - Anna Ponce

2nd Edible Water Bottle - Amari Lowe

3rd How Do Clouds Make Rain - Jordyn Christopher

Medicine and Health Science

1st Yoga and your BP - Layton Walker

2nd The Effect of an Unhygenic Mouth - Neamiah Henderson

3rd Candle in the Wind - Ella Harden

3rd Sugary Drinks and Your Teeth - Bryce Roberson

Physical Science

1st Great Balls of Fire - Linley Leak

2nd Balloon Powered Car - Charlize Ocefemia

3rd Can Volts Make Cents - Liam Thompson

Engineering, Math and Computer Science

1st Lost Signal - Channing Shackleford

2nd Battle of the Lines - Drayden Curry

3rd Sweet Sorting - Colton Lewis

3rd What Bridge Holds the Most Weight - Sarah McDonald


1st Germs - Millie Kate Atkinson and Kamyrn Franks

2nd Popcorn - Desmond Dixon, Sophia Ward and Makhila Mallory

3rd Liquid on Paper - Gage and Avery Harlon


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