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February 8, 2018

Large number of high school students take part in Math & Science Day

A total of 125 students took part in the Math & Science Day events Wednesday at Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City.

Schools in attendance were: Ark City Christian Academy, Ark City High School, Argonia, Chaparral, Deer Creek (OK), Mulvane, Norwich, Oxford, Rose Hill, South Haven, and West Elk.

The format of the competition consisted of the construction of scientific apparatus testing the skills of the creators (in teams of two) and a scholastic competition for those knowledgeable in the scientific fields.

Seven seniors took home first place in the events and were offered a Natural Science tuition scholarship to Cowley College.

Scholastic event winners:
Algebra: Megan Giger, South Haven
Biology: Eian Roach, Mulvane
Chemistry: Taylor Claar, Mulvane
Geometry: Eleana Messenger, Ark City High School
Physical Science: Danielle Taylor, Ark City Christian Academy

Apparatus event winners:

1st Place: Garrett Bacon & David Moreland, South Haven
2nd Place: Luis Alata & Callen Shimkus, Oxford
3rd Place: Leah Bowlby & Brionna Byers, South Haven

1st: Hannah Holler, Norwich
2nd: Hunter Fitch, Norwich
3rd: Taylor Claar, Mulvane

Write it, Build it:
1st: Hannah Smith & Kendra Ives, Oxford
2nd: Shantelle Martin & Preston Olson, Chaparral
3rd: Daisy Turner & Jamie Manning, Chaparral

Toothpick Bridge:
1St: Spencer DuMontelle, Ark City High School
2nd: Wyatt Biddle & Kael Pappan, Ark City School
3rd: Preston Olson & Jasmine Trickel, Chaparral

Teacher Demo:
1st: Leah Bowlby, South Haven

Critical Thinking:
1st: Caleb Stanley & Eli Eis, Ark City Christian Academy
2nd: Brittney Byers & Cabrie Dvorak, South Haven
3rd: Kayden Wolf & David Moreland, South Haven