Garrett Shephard with his project Radios and Electromagnetic Fields.

Garrett Shephard with his project Radios and Electromagnetic Fields.

Maranatha students do well in regional science fair

Winners from Maranatha Christian School’s third annual science fair advanced to the regional science fair in Kamloops April 4-5.

Winners from Maranatha Christian School’s third annual science fair attended the School District 27  science fair in 100 Mile House in March,  with many of them advancing to the regional science fair in Kamloops April 4-5.

There were a total of 175 participants in the Kamloops competition and Maranatha students did a wonderful job representing their school at the district and regional levels.

“These students did a fantastic job and had a wonderful time displaying their hard work,” says science fair co-ordinator Mandie Blusson.

“At the regional’s they experienced hands on learning, participated in field trips and built friendships.”

At the regional competition two students placed second in their categories: Garrett Shephard with the experiment Radios and Electromagnetic Fields; and Dylan Alexandre with the experiment, Zoetrope.

Two students placed third in their categories at regionals: Mitchell Blusson and Sebastian Gracia with their experiment Mass vs Distance; and Madison Blusson with the experiment, How Much is too Much.

Two students also received awards of merit at regionals: Emily Ratz and Abby West with their experiment, Diabetes; and Gewn Rohls with the experiment Saline World.

The following students attended the district competition in 100 Mile House: Mason Yochmans, Metal vs Liquid; Dylan Alexandre, Zoetrope; Mitchell Blusson and Sebastian Gracia, Mass vs Distance; Madison Blusson and Brooklyn Laukkanen, How Much is too Much; Martin Schmidt, Solar Power Energy; Jeff Vogt and Spencer Blois, Eye Tricks; Gewn Rohls, Saline World; Garrett Shephard, Radios and Electromagnetic Fields; Emily Ratz and Abby West, Diabetes; and Nathalie Sylvain, Which Wheat Flour has the most Gluten?

Students Dylan Alexandre; Mitchell Blusson and Sebastian Gracia; Madison Blusson; Gewn Rohls; Garrett Shephard; Emily Ratz and Abby West were selected to compete in Kamloops.

“Every year Maranatha is very pleased with the quality of work the students display,” Blusson says. “They are hard working, dedicated students. Come out and visit Maranatha to see for yourself.”