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Pettisville Students Do Well In Science Event

Pettisville science students made a strong showing when fifteen Pettisville students advanced to the state competition during the District Science Fair, Saturday, March 30, at the University of Toledo.

Students advanced by earning a Superior rating from the judges. Four Pettisville students earned a perfect score.

In the high school division, Rebekah Meller, PHS junior, and Ashley Eicher, sophomore earned the top score of 40 points.

Meller also was awarded the Outstanding Project for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. The award included a certificate and a $75 cash prize.

Other high school students who received a superior rating, and earn eligibility for the State Science Day competition at the Ohio State University on May 10, are Kendahl Baer, Lin- Lin Huang, and Jeremy Rupp.


Rupp received the Navy Science Award, a medallion and a $50 gift certificate.

The following high school students earned an excellent: Laura Rochefort, Alyx Smith, and Greg Waidelich.

Rochefort also received second place in the American Industrial Hygiene competition, and $30 cash prize. Smith was second in microbiology projects, and received $37.50.

Junior High

In the junior high division, Laura Rupp and Lexie King scored a perfect 40. King also earned first place in ecology and $50 cash prize.

Other junior high students who will advance to State are Logan Beck, Ashlyn Bontrager, Emily Borton, Lauren Frey, Taylor Kruse, Luke Meller, Katie Nofziger, and Kelsey Waidelich.

Kruse and L. Meller received a junior high Navy science award.

Junior high students who earned an Excellent rating at districts were Nathan Betz, Adi Bruner, and Rosy Coronado. – D.J. Neuenschwander

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