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LMS students triumphed at State Science Fair

LMS students triumphed at State Science Fair

*Feature Photo: The Lander Middle School Science Fair was held last December. A number of students from LMS won recognition at the just concluded Wyoming State Science Fair. See the results below. (Pitchengine Communities) * (Laramie, Wyo.) - Homeschool and Lander Middle School students were recognized for their work at the State Science Fair at the University of Wyoming. Local students and their honors are: • The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. They recognize a student who has conducted outstanding research in psychological science. The awardee is: *Fiachra Rottinghaus,* Lander Catholic Home School • The Laramie Rivers Conservation District recognizes exemplary projects that address natural resource conservation issues. Among the four recipients of the LRCD cash awards is *Atalie Thatch*, Lander Middle School. • University of Wyoming Geology Museum awards went to students whose projects enhance our knowledge and understanding of Wyoming’s geology and paleontology. Each student receives a 3D printed model of a fossil in the UW Geology Museum Collections. The junior division winner is: *Ryan Edinger*, Lander Middle School • Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium presented special monetary awards to students conducting and presenting excellent research on a topic of interest to NASA and Space Grant. Among the students receiving these awards was *Tori Newton*, Lander Middle School – Does Wifi Rot Your Brain? Each winner of a category award received a certificate of achievement and a monetary award. • The category of Behavioral & Social Sciences: Junior Division, 2nd Place: *Ellie Jones*, Lander Middle School and Senior Division, 1st Place: *Fiachra Rottinghaus*, Lander Catholic Homeschool • The category of Chemistry: Junior Division, 2nd Place: *Hannah Smithson*, Lander Middle School • The category of Earth & Environmental Sciences: Junior Division, 1st Place: *Ryan Edinger*, Lander Middle School • The category of Energy & Transportation: 2nd Place: *Sierra Lloyd*, Lander Middle School • The category of Materials & Consumer Sciences: Junior Division, 1st Place: *Jennifer Bautz*, Lander Middle School; 3rd Place: *Sydney Mondorf,* Lander Middle School • The category of Microbiology: Junior Division, 3rd Place: *Ross Anderson*, Lander Middle School Other awards: • A drawstring bag was presented to a student who encountered the most surprising or unexpected results. This award goes to *Fiachra Rottinghaus*. [image: Inline image 1] #county10 #news