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Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair Winners


Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair Winners

3/12/2018

JONESBORO – Winners in the senior and junior divisions of the Northeast Arkansas Regional Science Fair were announced during an awards ceremony at Arkansas State University.

Senior high and junior high students from schools in 19 participating counties competed in the 62nd annual fair, displaying their projects in Centennial Hall of the Reng Student Union.

The top four winners in each senior high (9-12) category automatically qualify to enter the State Science Fair in Conway, April 3-4. The top three overall senior high division winners at the state level and their teachers will receive an expense-paid trip to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, according to Dr. Tillman Kennon, professor of science education at A-State and director of the fair.

The NEARSF is sponsored by Arkansas State University and private donations from businesses and individuals in the Northeast Arkansas region.

A list of winners is attached.

WINNERS NORTHEAST ARKANSAS REGIONAL SCIENCE FAIR STUDENT UNION CENTENNIAL HALL, ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY March 1, 2018 Student Name School Grade Project name Junior Academy Certificates (Grades 9-12) Name School 1st Cooper Bassham Salem HS ******************************************************************************* ******************************************************************************** Junior Division Certificates Junior Animal Sciences Name School 1st Hayden Smith Rural Special HS 2nd Kylan Stevens Rural Special HS 3rd Gage Mitchell Salem HS HM Kirsten Mabes Salem HS Junior Behavioral and Social Sciences Name School 1st Harli Goodnight Rural Special 2nd Greenly Hall Salem HS Junior Chemistry Name School 1st Dakota Stewart Rural Special 2nd Logan Callahan Rural Special 3rd Sean Mason Rural Special HM Alex Linville Rural Special Junior Earth & Planetary Sciences Name School 1st Keaton Bassham Salem HS 2nd Dryver Springstan Salem HS Junior Engineering – Electrical & Mechanical Name School 1st Desiree Armstrong Cross County HS 2nd Braden Himschoot Salem HS WINNERS, NEARSF March 1, 2018 Page 2 Junior Engineering – Materials & Bioengineering Name School 1st Tryce Goins Rural Special HS 2nd Adrianna Bagwell Salem HS Junior Environmental Sciences Name School 1st Dalton Steward Salem HS 2nd Gage Mitchell Salem HS Junior Environmental Management Name School 1st Echo Mitchell Rural Special 2nd Lexie Tuttle Salem HS 3rd Destiny Sanders Salem HS Junior Medicine & Health Name School 1st Prachi Patel Osceola STEM Academy 2nd Madison Jasper Salem High School 3rd Alyssa Yates Salem High School HM Carter Stewart Salem High School Junior Microbiology Name School HM Kaitlyn Cantrell Cross County HS Junior Physics & Astronomy Name School 1st 2nd Chelsea Hamilton Salem HS 3rd Parker Carroll Tyronza Elementary HM Hunter Homod Salem HS Junior Plant Science Name School 1st 2nd Emily Morris Rural Special 3rd Caleb Pollard Salem HS Junior Team Projects Name School 1st Jo Beth Mitchell, Shaley Jordan Oak Grove Middle School 2nd Jenna Cook, Molly Beasley Oak Grove Middle School 3rd Jayla Smith, Mecuria Vance Oak Grove Middle School HM Gracen Cooper, Aubree Baker Oak Grove Middle School *********************************************************************************** WINNERS, NEARSF March 1, 2018 Page 3 Senior Division Certificates Student Name School Senior Animal Sciences Name School 1st Anna Whitfield Osceola HS 2nd Hayden Curtis Cross County HS 3rd Savannah Youngblood Cross Country HS HM Erica Owens Salem HS Senior Behavioral and Social Sciences Name School 1st Eli Callicott Cross County HS 2nd Bailey Ginn Rural Special HS 3rd Valyncia Mitchell Osceola HS HM Celia Robertson Cross County HS Senior Chemistry Name School 1st Mykia DePriest Osceola HS 2nd Cara Williams Riverside HS 3rd Ashanti Houston Osceola HS HM Jessica Wells Riverside HS Senior Computer Science Name School 1st 2nd Ryan Callicott Cross County HS 3rd Sarah Futrell Cross County HS Senior Engineering – Electrical & Mechanical Name School 1st Alex Scharein Rural Special HS 2nd Grant Smith Riverside HS Senior Engineering – Materials & Bioengineering Name School 1st Robert Long Riverside HS Senior Energy & Transportation Name School 1st Sean Roades Valley View 2nd Gabrielle Hively Cross County HS WINNERS, NEARSF March 1, 2018 Page 4 Senior Environmental Sciences Name School 1st Kendall Wilson Cross County HS 2nd Ava Hayes Riverside HS 3rd Whitney Turner Riverside HS Senior Mathematics Name School 1st Barrett Daves Cross County High School Senior Medicine & Health Name School 1st Corbin Osburn Rural Special High School 2nd Amber Richardson Rural Special High School 3rd Bailey Perry Rural Special High School HM Ashton Guiltner Salem High School Senior Microbiology Name School 1st Bethany Tucker Riverside HS Senior Physics & Astronomy Name School 1st Camyrn Scott Cross County HS 2nd Klorissa Hamilton Riverside HS 3rd Christopher Helms Riverside HS HM Hannah Shinall Riverside HS Senior Plant Science Name School 1st Melissa White Rural Special HS 2nd Sarah Mitchell Osceola HS 3rd Sarah Kirby Rural Special HS HM Courtney Pannell Osceola HS Senior Team Projects Names School 1st Betsy Roemer, Nikkolette Perkins Brookland High School 2nd Alexandria Noe, Sharia Hendrix Marked Tree High School 3rd Isabella Guerrero, Anastacia Guerrero Cross County High School ** WINNERS, NEARSF March 1, 2018 Page 5 SPECIAL AWARDS & CERTIFICATES American Psychological Association (certificate) Name School 1. Eli Callicott Cross County HS Arkansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Award (Plaque & Certificate) Name School Jr. Echo Mitchell Rural Special Sr. Kendall Wilson Cross County HS ASM Materials Education Foundation Award (Certificate) Name School 1. Ava Hayes Riverside HS Association for Women Geoscientists Award (Certificate) Name School 1. Echo Mitchell Rural Special HS ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives Award (Two awards—certificates) Name School 1. Sean Roades Valley View HS 2. Kamryn Stutterfield Rural Special HS NASA Earth System Science Award (Certificate) Name School 1. Echo Mitchell Rural Special HS NOAA Award (Certificate & Medallion) Name School 1. Echo Mitchell Rural Special HS Ricoh Sustainable Development Award (Certificate) Name School 1. Kendall Wilson Cross County HS Stockholm Junior Water Award 2018 (Certificate) Name School 1. Kendall Wilson Cross County HS 2. Ava Hayes Riverside HS 3. Whitney Turner Riverside HS WINNERS, NEARSF March 1, 2018 Page 6 Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry Award (Certificate) Name School Jr. Echo Mitchell Rural Special Sr. Kendall Wilson Cross County HS U.S. Air Force (Certificate & Package) Name School 1. Celia Robertson Cross County HS 2. Barrett Daves Cross County HS 3. Corbin Osburn Rural Special 4. Sean Roades Valley View U.S. Metric Association (Certificate) Name School 1. Echo Mitchell Rural Special HS U.S. Navy & Marine Corps: Three Junior & Senior Division Winners. The SR Winners receive $50 Gift Certificates Name School Junior: 1 Harli Goodnight Rural Special 2 Prachi Patel Osceola STEM Academy 3 Echo Mitchell Rural Special Senior: 1 Sarah Futrell Cross County High School 2 Eli Callicott Cross County High School 3 Sean Roades Valley View HS Broadcom Masters: (Junior Division-10 awards, Qualifies the recipients to enter the Broadcom Masters National competition. The winners in the National competition compete for prizes including a $25,000 scholarship.) Name School 1. Hayden Smith Rural Special 2. Harli Goodnight Rural Special 3. Dakota Stewart Rural Special 4. Keaton Bassham Salem HS 5. Prachi Patel Osceola STEM Academy 6. Desiree Armstrong Cross County HS 7. Treyce Goin Rural Special HS 8. Echo Mitchell Rural Special HS 9. Dalton Steward Salem HS WINNERS, NEARSF March 1, 2018 Page 7 Overall Junior Division Winners Name School 1st Jo Beth Mitchell, Shaley Jordan Oak Grove MS 2nd Dakota Stewart Rural Special HS Overall - Senior Division: The Three Overall Winners ISEF Finalists and will represent the NEA Regional Science Fair at the International Science & Engineering Fair to be held May 14-19, in Los Angeles, CA. Travel expenses of the three overall senior division winners will be covered by the NEARSF. Arkansas Environmental Association provides: Cash awards to offset some expenses associated with attending the Intel ISEF in May 2017: $100 to 1st Place Overall Winner; $50 to 2nd place overall winner; $175 to each of the teacher sponsors for 1st and 2nd place overall winners; and $100 to Regional Science Fair Director. Name School 1st Overall Sean Roades Valley View HS 2nd Overall Corbin Osburn Rural Special HS 3rd Overall Barrett Daves Cross County HS First Alternate: Betsy Roemer, Nikkolette Perkins Brookland HS Second Alternate: Eli Callicott Cross County High School

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