WCMS Student at State Science Fair



Congratulations to Joey Perko, who spent last Thursday, Friday and half of Saturday at the Colorado State Science and Engineering Fair at CSU in Fort Collins.

Joey represented Walt Clark Middle School with his project titled, “Effects of Sublimation of Dry Ice on Mars Geology.”

At the state science fair Joey was awarded honorable mention (5th place) in the junior division of Earth & Space Sciences.  Joey’s project was also recognized with the following special awards –

  • $50 from the American Institute of Professional Geologists Colorado Section
  • $50 from the Colorado Scientific Society
  • A gift bag with geology books and other items, as well as a plaque recognizing his efforts from the Geological Society of America
  • A gift bag with reference material and a mineral sample of Fiber Optic Calcite from the United States Geological Survey

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of prizes and scholarships were awarded to students from around the state of Colorado at this year’s state science fair.

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