Lamar Community College Hosts Colorado Science and Engineering Fair

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Published Saturday, April 20, 2019

Lamar Community College hosted this year's Colorado Science and Engineering Fair last week, with 16 area students in grades 6-12 displaying projects to compete for cash awards, scholarships, and recognition among the top budding scientists in the state. 

CSEF Grand Award winners included Brakelle Westphal from Springfield Middle School placing second in Junior Division Behavioral and Social Sciences, Abigail Ross from Lamar Middle School placing second in Junior Division Earth and Space Sciences and Jaime Hume from Walsh Elementary with an Honorable Mention in Junior Division Plant Sciences. 

In addition to their second placings, Brakelle Westphal and Abigail Ross also received nomination to the Broadcom MASTERS science and engineering competition for middle school students. 

Several students also brought home special awards presented by sponsors, colleges and industry including: Brakelle Westphal of Springfield Middle School, Jaime Hume of Walsh Elementary and Cole Tedder of Walsh Junior/Senior High School. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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