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Top prizes awarded at 2017 science fair

Top prize winners in the DWU Science Fair, held Tuesday, have been named. Senior Grand Award (3 projects): $12,000 DWU Scholarships each project: Emma Heezen/Noah Heezen, Plankinton High School, Artemesia Annua; Alexander Rodriguez, Mitchell; Art...

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Avon High School junior Karli Johnson presents her science project to the public on Tuesday at the 25th annual South Central South Dakota Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. (Sarah Barclay / Republic)

Top prize winners in the DWU Science Fair, held Tuesday, have been named.

Senior Grand Award (3 projects):

$12,000 DWU Scholarships each project: Emma Heezen/Noah Heezen, Plankinton High School, Artemesia Annua; Alexander Rodriguez, Mitchell; Artificial Sugars and Increased Lipid Levels; Thea Patrick, Mitchell; Photoestrogens, Reveratrol and Lycopene and A. Tamefaciens Induced Tumors.

STUDENT OBSERVERS (two or three Senior Division Students): Tate Wynia, Avon, The Phosphorus Fate; Derek Pelton, Avon, The Phosphorus Fate; Cassie Voigt, Avon, What is the Effect of Dicamba Herbicide on Bean Root Growth.

JUNIOR GRAND AWARD (two individual projects, $100 each): Aidan Patrick, Mitchell Middle School, Comparing Wolf Spider DNA Sequences between South Dakota and Kansas; Kristen Mamminga, Avon Middle School, Going Extreme

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JUNIOR GRAND AWARD (one group project $100 each): Mason Schelske and Payton Tobin, Wessington Springs Middle School, Does Copper Deficiency Affect Hair Color in Cattle

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Students present their science projects to the public on Tuesday at the 25th annual South Central South Dakota Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. (Sarah Barclay / Republic)

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