TVES Science Fair 2014

Submitted by Trinity Valley Elementary School

Young scientists displayed their work at the 2014 Trinity Valley Science Fair on Wednesday, February 26th. In addition to student displays, Jackie Hamilton from KEET TV offered hands-on activities for all. Students made balloon vehicles and launched them on a zip-line. Jackie provided a variety of materials for the young engineers to build with and create.  Some vehicles sailed smoothly and others needed adjusting.

The Parent-Teacher Organization hosted a Scholastic Book Fair which generates money to support student activities throughout the school year. The event was well attended and fun was had by people of all ages.

This year’s Science Fair was dedicated to Mr. John Mason who taught science at Trinity Valley from 1987-2007. Over his twenty years he enriched the lives of many families and he is greatly missed. His smile, sense of humor, and dedication to teaching will never be forgotten.

A special thank you goes out to the judges who volunteered their time and spent hours studying and judging each project.  They were John Martinez, Sara Tamis, Amanda Lee, Richard Sheets, Amanda Platt, John Pinto, and Tim Shoop.

Students who scored well on their projects were:
Physical Science Grades 6-8
1st Place Mikayla Baugh
2nd Place William Reynolds
3rd Place Taniya Borden and Snow Williams
Honorable Mention    Zack Fletcher
Physical Science Grades 4-5
1st Place Maile Pinto
2nd Place Savannah Ray
3rd Place Zane Ullery and Bishop Lopez
Life Science 6-8
1st Place Tommy Kelley
2nd Place Abigail Luna
3rd Place Ke-Nuh Wynne
Honorable Mention  Halle Doolittle
Life Science Grades 4-5
1st Place Precious Reynolds
2nd Place Tasha Snider and Michael May
3rd Place Zane Huff
Honorable Mention Wally Wiseman
Earth Science Grade 4-5
1st Place Seth Ruiz
Math Science Grade 6-8
Honorable Mention Carina Peterson
Consumer Science Grade 6-8
Honorable Mention  Lexi  Fusi

The following students have been invited to enter their projects in the Humboldt County Doris Niles Science Fair 20014 being held at Humboldt State University the week of March 17th.

Maile Pinto
Abigail Luna
Tommy Kelley
Ke-Nuh Wynne
Seth Ruiz

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