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5 Neveln students earn special awards at fair

Five third- and fourth-grade students from Neveln Elementary School in Austin received special awards at the Regional Science Fair in Mankato on April 29.

Cony Rodriguez Cifuentes and Taylor Overb received the Thin Film Scholar Award for their project on breaking an egg.

Haidyn Tabor, Poe Meh, and Marissa Shute received silver medals (second place) in their grade levels for their projects on static electricity and heart rate.

The students attended regionals with the help of the Science Fair Mentoring Project.