Cloquet students attend state science fair
Eighteen Cloquet High School and Middle School students just returned from the Minnesota Academy of Science State Science Fair, held at the Crown Plaza River Front Hotel, March 24-27. Over 500 students from all over the state presented both their...
Eighteen Cloquet High School and Middle School students just returned from the Minnesota Academy of Science State Science Fair, held at the Crown Plaza River Front Hotel, March 24-27. Over 500 students from all over the state presented both their projects and papers.
Cloquet High School senior Rachel Lisson was one of 10 students in the state to receive a Gold (first place) Grand Award. She was also awarded a first place Office of Naval Research Award. Lisson presented a research paper and project titled: "The Growth of Soybean Seeds in a Lunar Simulated Soil Grown in Biosolid Treated to Launch Induced Gravitational Forces and Microgravity - Phase IV."
Senior Kevin Robertson and freshman Sara Gleason were awarded a bronze third place Grand Award for their project and paper titled: "The Effect of Urban Road Runoff and the Construction of a Rain Garden on Scanlon Creek." Robertson and Gleason were also given two special awards, the Natural Resource Research Institute Award and the Meteorological Award.
Crystal Jarve, a sophomore, presented a project titled: "The Effect of Cornmeal on Algal Growth." Jarve also won a third place bronze Grand Award.
Other Cloquet High School students who participated at the state science fair include Blythe Abrahamson, Aimee Olson, Katrina Korman, Brian Buddish and Ben Scheuer.
The following Cloquet Middle School students presented their project at the state science fair: Amanda Milberger, Shawna Fagre, Annabel Morrisroe, Denise Rodd, William Bauer, Kelsey Anderson, Courtney Jackson, Bethany Rosemore and Alexis Larson.
Rachel Lisson, Devin Ninneman and Crystal Jarve will attend the Science Service Intel International Science and Engineering Fair May 13-19, in Albuquerque, N.M., where 1,500 students from 38 countries will compete for over $7 million in awards and college scholarships.
The Cloquet Science Fair program is sponsored by the Cloquet Educational Foundation and students attending the international fair were also partially supported by Pizza Hut (Beth Ninneman).