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Famrington ISD 192 science students succeed

Building level winners from all five elementary schools in the Farmington district advanced to regional science fair competition where they collected ribbons and awards for their efforts.

With displays on topics such as "What Fruits and Vegetables Work Best as a Battery," and "Which Brand of Popcorn Pops the Most Kernels," students took to the road attending the Southwest/ South Central Minnesota Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Four Farmington entries took first place: Akin Road Elementary student Lauren Weniger, the Farmington Elementary pair of Noah Woldt and Quincy Mabin North Trail Elementary student Unaysah Azam and the NTES team of Cara Cywinski and Maddie Jones.

Other participants were:

Akin Road Elementary: Lydia Stark, Kyre Johnson, Sydney Stenger and Alex Treakle

Farmington Elementary: Hannah Baum, Bailey Carey and William Morgan

Meadowview Elementary: Katie Batell, Nathan Bartell, Zoey Schentzel, Gracie Dexter and Tyler DeWaard

North Trail Elementary: Allison Champ, Gabriella Greenlee/Joseph Seeley, Ava Johnson/Samantha Berg, Taylor Bockelman/ Meghan Sevenich, Will Junker, Nicolas Skoda/ Austin Skoda and Callie Beck/Lizzie Phillips

Riverview Elementary: Daniel Henricks, Eli Carlson, Carli Weinberger/Ali Wagner, Sidney Gaudreault, Erik Hall, Paige Huling/Rachel Agerter, Ashley Hanson, Michelle Noland and Jayna Carlson