The Sacred Heart Jr. High and High School Science students competed in the annual Kaysinger Conference Science Fair at SFCC on March 10. 

Of the 32 students representing SHS, 20 came home with awards, including the individual overall champion.
The SHS  Junior High Division received the following awards:
Botany – Shea Smith (3rd place)
Chemistry/Biochemistry – Sarah Hill (3rd place)
Earth/Space Science – Sophie Anderson (1st place)
Ecology - Luke Jenkins, Reuben Smith (1st place)
Microbiology - Emily Hesse, Traven Wheeler (3rd place)
Physics/Engineering - Mariah Van Leer (2nd place)
The SHS Senior High Division came home with the following awards:
Botany – Noe Umana-Ramos (2nd place)
Chemistry/Biochemistry – Kiley Beykirch (1st place), Mariana Restrepo (2nd place)
Earth/Space Science - Jacobo Gonzalez-Rubio (1st place), Evan Spilker (2nd place)
Ecology - Natalie Walker (3rd place)
Medicine/Health – Dallin Chappell (2nd place), Madison Hayden (3rd place)
Microbiology - Allie Ferguson (2nd place)
Physics/Engineering  - Claire Smeltzer (1st place), Jordan Hill (2nd place), Jaden Velando (3rd place)

Claire Smeltzer won for OVERALL CHAMPION and received a $500 scholarship toward SFCC expenses.
PICTURED 9625 - The SHS High School science team had a solid showing at the Kaysinger Conference Science Fair, picking up 13 awards, including Overall Champion. Medalist pictured: (Bottom left) - Jordan Hill, Jaden Velando, Kiley Beykirch, Claire Smeltzer, and Marina Restrepo. (Middle row) - Madison Hayden, Allie Ferguson, Noe Umana-Ramos, and Natalie Walker. (Back row) - Dallin Chappel, Jacobo Gonzalez-Rubio, and Evan Spilker.

PICTURED 9628 - Eight of the nine-member SHS Jr. High Science team placed third or higher in the Kaysinger Conference Science Fair on March 10. PICTURED: (Bottom row) Sarah Hill, Ruben Smith, Luke Jenkins, Laysha Lopez, and Sophie Anderson. (Back row) Shea Smith, Emily Hesse, Traven Wheeler, and Mariah Van Leer. 


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