Turner Middle School Participation at Regional Science Fair

Turner Middle School 8th graders competed in a field of 324 Northern Colorado middle school students at the Long’s Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair.  They did a fantastic job presenting their findings.  Several students received awards for their hard work.

Ashton Gonzales received the Upcoming Mathematician Award for his math related work with programming.

Faith Cushman received a 2nd place award for her ability to convey in a concise, artistic manner, a scientific purpose, systematic methodology, data analysis, and conclusion. artistic design from the UNC MAST Institute.

Jake Isley received the NASA EARTH System Science Award for a project that best exhibits a clear and focused purpose and Earth System science perspective.

Chloe Sandy received a 3rd place award from the UNC The Crucible Literary Magazine for the Most Creative Project Title.

Kimberly Blough, Emily Cavey, Jake Isley, Katrin Letherbarrow, Logan Kilgroe, and Sarah McCormick all received an invitation to the Broadcom Masters Science Fair to be held later this year.

For category awards Chloe Sandy received an Honorable Mention in Animal Sciences.

Emily Cavey received 1st place in Behavioral and Social Sciences.

L.T. Torres and Bethany Lester both received an Honorable Mention in Chemistry.

Sarah McCormick received 2nd place in Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Kimberly Blough received 2nd place in Engineering.

Alyssa Bailey received 3rd place in Environmental Science.

Logan Kilgroe received 1st place in Environmental Science.

Ashton Gonzales received an Honorable Mention in Math and Computer Sciences.

Kaitrin Letherbarrow received 2nd place in Math and Computer Sciences.

Jake Isley received 1st place in Physics.

Kimberly Blough, Emily Cavey, Jake Isley, Logan Kilgroe, and Kaitrin Letherbarrow all qualified to advance to the state level of competition and upon acceptance of the invitation will be representing Turner Middle School in April at the Colorado State Science and Engineering Fair held at CSU in Fort Collins.

Emily Cavey also received the 3rd place Best of Show award for the junior division for her project Mob Boss.

Jake Isley received the 2nd place Best of Show award for the junior division for his project Measuring Radiation from the Sun.

Congratulations to all of this year’s regional participants for their excellent projects and hard work.

Kevin Gonzales
8th Grade Physical Science Teacher and TMS Science Fair Director
Turner Middle School

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