Young scientists triumph at regional fair
ROCK SPRINGS – Twenty-one bright young minds from Pinedale Middle School competed at the Southwest Regional Junior and Senior Division Science Fair on Feb. 2 at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs and returned home with a bag full of hardware.
Six student projects captured golds, three earned silvers and two snagged bronzes at the event.
Ash Cooper achieved first place in the engineering and mechanics category and won first place overall for the Regional Science Fair.
First-place was awarded to the following students in a variety of categories:
Alessandra Goodsell in behavioral and social sciences
Juniper Dale in animal sciences
Samantha Prior in computer science
Macie Antonino and Oakley Francis in biomedical and health sciences
Taggart Harber and Paxton Loveday in microbiology
The following students received second place:
Israel Bandin and Gavin Bohnet in plant sciences
Shealyn Bennett and Remedios Mata in biomedical and health science
Teagan Fildey and Naomi Gaffney in behavioral and social sciences
The following students earned third place:
Oz Koci and Casi Ruch in animal science
Aylen Mills in animal science