Students presenting their science fair project.

The Magnolia Junior High School hosted their 2019 Science Fair on Monday, December 9. This annual event has ninth grade students competing for category awards as well as the Overall and Runner-up Science Fair winner awards. Students placing first, second, or third in each category are eligible to compete at the Regional Science Fair. The Regional Fair will be held on the campus of Southern Arkansas University on March 8, 2020.

The team project of Collin Kelly and Braden Fort was crowned the overall winner of the 2019 MJHS Science Fair. Then ninth grade students produced a project called, “Best Fly Trap.”

The runner-up award went to Leighton Daniels, with his project, “Diabetics Beware.”

Biological Science 1st Reese Dare Too Hot To Handle 2nd Lilyan Willis Organic vs Chemical Fertilizer 3rd Caroline Daniel Fast vs. Slow Tree Growth

Earth and Environmental Science 1st Nadia Walker Plastic Wrap Absorption 2nd Kaleb Hogue Home-made Water Filter 3rd Hunter Miller What’s Your Fizz-ness

Medicine and Health Science 1st Leighton Daniels Diabetics Beware 2nd Marley Ford Vitamin C in Orange Juice 3rd Merci Bush Acetaminophen Solubility

Physical Science 1st Jacob Kelley Strength of Fishing Line 2nd Camden Smith Race to the Bottom 3rd Carson Waters Aerodynamics

Math, Engineering, and Computer Science 1st Karley Wilkerson Fabric Absorption 2nd Hannah Gunnels Prosthetic vs Blade Running 3rd Dawson DeLoach #insulate

Team Projects 1st Collin Kelly & Braden Fort Best Fly Trap 2nd Anna Carver & Everleigh Johnson Light’s Effect on Egg Embryo Development 3rd River Morgan & Dorian Pierce Soundproof Materials

MJHS Overall Science Fair Winners – Collin Kelly and Braden Fort

MJHS Science Fair Runner-up – Leighton Daniels

Photo 3 : MJHS Category Winner and Regional Science Fair Qualifiers

Front row--Lilyan Willis, Everleigh Johnson, Kaleb Hogue, Reese Dare, Leighton Daniels Middle row--Hannah Gunnels, Caroline Daniel, Dorian Pierce, Collin Kelley, Braden Fort, Carson Waters, Camden Smith Back row--Hunter Miller, River Morgan, Jacob Kelley, Marley Ford, Ann Carver, Merci Bush, Karley Wilkerson, Nadia Walker