Pettisville high school and junior high students participated in the 49th annual Ohio Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, March 21-23, at Bowling Green State University.
The statewide event showcased the best Ohio high school students who have accomplished cutting-edge research in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.
More than 110 students from throughout the state presented their own original research on topics from all areas of science.
Chrysta Beck, a sophomore, received the Thomas Alva Edison Award for her research on “The Effect of Different Temperature Levels on the Growth of White Cornish-Cross Strain of Chickens.”
Beck’s work was selected as one of 24 research papers presented in the paper sessions of the symposium.
Andrew Sauder, an eighth grader, was selected as one of three students for the best junior high poster display.
Other Pettisville junior high students who presented during the poster session were Mallory Riegsecker, Natalie Hoffmire, Evan King, and Clay Waidelich.
Other PHS students who presented were Sarah Plassman and Hannah Meller, freshmen, and Taylor Kruse, a senior.–D.J. Neuenschwander