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Students Present Scientific and Engineering Findings at Annual DPS Science Fair

Students of all ages throughout DPS displayed and presented their STEM projects to judges on Jan. 13 on the University of Denver campus during the DPS Science and Engineering Fair.
Students pose with their ribbons at the DPS Science and Engineering Fair on Jan. 13.

Students of all ages throughout DPS displayed and presented their STEM projects to judges on Jan. 13 on the University of Denver campus during the DPS Science and Engineering Fair. Prizes were given to students with the most innovative, relevant and solution-oriented projects. Past projects have probed health and wellness, futuristic inventions and gravity. Students’ projects communicated investigative findings as they scientifically answered intriguing and relevant questions about the world around them.

Over 200 projects were submitted this year, spanning ten grade levels. View the 2018 DPS Science Fair Award winners below. View more photos on Facebook here.

3rd Grade
1st: Jonah Bellian
2nd: Quinn Ottele
3rd: Tyler Gurule

4th Grade
1st: Dylan Brainard
2nd: Alex Wilkerson
3rd: Charlie Asbenshade

5th Grade
1st: Mark Thompson
2nd: Aida Bozikov
3rd: Benjamin Farnsworth

3rd through 5th grade Best In Show:
Jonah Bellian: The Effects of Sunlight on My Homemade Solar Cell

6th Grade
1st: Maxwell Benedict
2nd: Reese Ripley and Ollie Bungum
3rd: Kobe Brambilia

7th Grade
1st: Lia Dino
2nd: Skylar Kasnoff
3rd: Franklin Ridgeway

8th Grade
1st: Sophie Scholl
2nd: Juno Gregg
3rd: Kelvin Benedict
6th through 8th grade Best In Show: Lia Dino: The Effect of Jello Density on the Speed of Light

High School 1st Place and Best In Show:
Isla Anderson: Anthropogenic Induction of Antibiotic Resistance by Sulfamethoxazole