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CMS students' projects earn national accolades

Three Cloquet Middle School students and their two science research projects were selected to win the top awards (gold and silver) at the National American Indian Virtual Science and Engineering Fair.

Pery Affias and Mya Fairbanks with their first place NAIVSEF middle school project. Special to Pine Journal
Pery Affias and Mya Fairbanks with their first place NAIVSEF middle school project. Special to Pine Journal

Three Cloquet Middle School students and their two science research projects were selected to win the top awards (gold and silver) at the National American Indian Virtual Science and Engineering Fair.

Mya Fairbanks and Pery Affias and their project, "What Effect do Salinity Levels have on Romaine Lettuce Growth using Hydroponics," was the only project selected in the nation for the first-place award.

Ahna Anderson's project, "What Effect Does DISC Personality Grouping have on Interactive Technology Learning Success," was the only project selected in the nation for the second-place award.

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.

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Anha Anderson with her second place NAIVSEF middle school project. Special to the Pine Journal
Anha Anderson with her second place NAIVSEF middle school project. Special to the Pine Journal

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