Winners announced in Belpre High science fair

BELPRE — Belpre High School held its annual science fair March 2 in the high school gymnasium.

Animal Sciences

* First: Curstin Giffin and Elijah Flowers: Do Animals Display Handedness Like Humans

* Second: Amaya Mace: What Colors Animals Prefer and Why

* Honorable Mention: Brady Clem and Davis Leach: Where Do Earthworms Hangout When Food Is Around

Behavioral and

Social Sciences

* First: Rachael Hall and Levi Sprouse: Musical Intelligence

* Second: Sydney Spencer and Sheyenne Curtis-Le: Effect of Phone Usage on Reaction Time

Biomedical and

Health Sciences

* First: Abbee Kapple and Malcolm Striblin: Does Smell Affect Taste

* Second: Gabrielle Blaschke: Great Globs of Gluten


* First: Kyleigh Scott and Isiah Barnhart: Geyser Experiment

* Second: Madison Harman and Holly Erb: Ice Cream Freezing

* Honorable Mention: Kelly Erb and Emma Matheny: Chocolate Melting

* Honorable Mention: Kyna Waderker: Lava Lamps

Earth and Environmental Sciences

* First: Nicholas Boston and John Duncan: Water Quality

* Second: Matt Bayne and Walker Feick: How Much Salt Can Be Removed From a Salt Water Purifier?

Engineering Mechanics

* First: Austin Needs and Andrew Miranda: Air vs. Water Cooling – PC Cooling System

* Second: Tyce Church and Kayden Wright: Effect of Weight on Distance Traveled

* Honorable Mention: Sarah Davis and Ryleigh Hannah: The Sun and S’mores

Materials Science

* First: Isabella Gilbert: Paint vs. Paint

* Second: Foster Brand and Gabe Vega: Candy Snap

* Honorable Mention: Les Meredith: What Makes The Best Cotton Candy?

Physics and Astronomy

* First: Evan Wells and Connor Baker: Take Your Best Shot!

* Second: Samantha Gainer and Maggie Willey: Think Fast

Plant Sciences

* First: Domanick Smith and Julia Lockhart: Cabbage Clones

* Second: Madalynn Roby and Hannah Smith: Water Quality

* Honorable Mention: Chris Adams: Decaying Food

Overall Winners

* Austin Needs and Andrew Miranda: Air vs. Water Cooling – PC Cooling System.