Students recognized for Science Fair projectsPublished 11:42am Friday, March 1, 2013
About 200 projects were involved in Wednesday’s competitive Science Fair for students in third- through eighth-grades. Students who earned a purple ribbon, the highest award, are eligible to register in the regional fair in Mankato.
Awards ceremonies were held at Banfield on Thursday and Ellis on Friday. Two special awards were presented by Hormel Foods Corp. Research and Development, and The Hormel Institute.
First place — Logan Murphy, Banfield
Second place — Annika Nelson, Banfield and Katie Shin, Southgate
Honorable mention — Emily Folson, Southgate
First place — Carley Snee and Isabella Pilhlstrom, Banfield
Second place — Nathan Meyer, Ellis
Third place — Dorothy Stevens, Christina Hernandez, Patrick Sheehan, Ellis
Honorable mention — Amber Solberg, Sumner
The Hormel Institute
Emily Folsom, third grade, Southgate
Ethan Johnson and Jackson Oelfke, fifth grade, Banfield
Simon Hirst, sixth grade, Ellis
Carol Zhang and Hannah Allhiser, sixth grade, Ellis