On Sat., March 14, ten McNicholas freshmen presented their science projects at the District Science Fair held at the University of Cincinnati.
Participants included Alex Ballou: Taste Manipulation; Kennedy Brennan: Vitamin C Response to Heat in Fruits; Wade Brokamp: Testing the Conversion Process of Sucrose to Glucose and Fructose in Different Temperatures; Alexis Duenkelsbuehler: Make Your Kick Count; Skyler Lance: Not All Woods Burn the Same; Cameron Massa: Impact of Technology Viewing on Sleep Patterns; Lauren Mindrum: Do Female or Male Dogs Have More Bacteria in their Mouth?; Samantha Moser: Insulation of Fabrics; Annie Savage: How to Improve Your Drawing Abilities; and Gabriela Scorti: What Affects Your Reaction Time The Most: Listening to Music, Calling or Texting?
The students, all freshmen except for Massa who is a sophomore, received awards ranging from a $25 award to a $1,000 scholarship to the University of Cincinnati, which was awarded to Skyler Lance for her project. Sami Moser received a $50 award from the University of Cincinnati Vice President of Research and a University of Cincinnati Information Technology Young Scientist Award.
Lance, Moser, and Brokamp will continue on to the state science fair at The Ohio State University on May 16.