Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Seventy-eight sixth-, seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders from Marion, Gilmer and Doddridge counties participated in the 2006 North Central West Virginia Science, Energy and Engineering Fair at Fairmont State on March 3-4.

A list of the winners and their categories follows:

Energy: Elizabeth Coombs, sixth grade, Normantown Elementary, Gilmer County, first place; Erica Smith, eighth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, second place.

Engineering: Marshall Hilerman, sixth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, first place; Wesley Stanley, seventh grade, Doddridge County Middle School, second place; Quinton Hinzman, seventh grade, Doddridge County Middle School, third place.

Botany: Jessi Smith, sixth grade, Normantown Elementary, first place; Frank Sinnett, seventh grade, Doddridge County Middle School, second place; Emily Ayers, seventh grade, Doddridge County Middle School, honorable mention; Jaclyn Murdock, sixth grade, Fairmont Catholic, Marion County, honorable mention.

Zoology: Christopher O’Hearn, eighth grade, Fairmont Catholic, first place; Levi Hinterer, seventh grade, Doddridge County Middle School, second place; Stevie Hayes, seventh grade, Fairmont Catholic, third place; Larry Hannah, seventh grade, Fairmont Catholic, honorable mention.

Chemistry and Biochemistry: Zachary Morgan, sixth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, first place; Ted Sundin and Colin Frosch, seventh grade, Fairmont Catholic, second place; McKenzie Mills, eighth grade, Fairmont Catholic, third place; Audrey Hayhurst and Ashley Ruberto, seventh grade, Fairmont Catholic, honorable mention; Salena Moore, eighth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, honorable mention; Meggie Swisher, eighth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, honorable mention.

Physics, Math and Computers: Sarah Reed, eighth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, first place; Jacob Ross, sixth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, second place; Troy Gum, seventh grade, Doddridge County Middle School, third place.

Medicine, Health and Microbiology: Staclyn Evans, sixth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, first place; Christina Satterfield and Daren Wadsworth, sixth grade, Fairmont Catholic, second place; Allison Fisher, sixth grade, Sand Fork Elementary, Gilmer County, third place, and Erica Dye, eighth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, third place; David Haley, sixth grade, Fairmont Catholic, honorable mention, and Wylie Ford, seventh grade, Doddridge County Middle School, honorable mention.

Behavioral and Social Science: Tonya Velez and Mandy Yeager, eighth grade, Doddridge County Middle School, first place, and Anna Marie Starkey and Rebecca Haught, seventh grade, Fairmont Catholic, first place; Jain Pranav, sixth grade, Fairmont Catholic, second place.

Earth and Space Science: Tray Webb, sixth grade, Sand Fork Elementary, second place; Landon Gumm, sixth grade, Glenville Elementary, Gilmer County, third place.