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Students Take Part in Math & Science Day



HUNDREDS OF students from dozens of area high schools took part in Math & Science Day events held last Wednesday on Cowley College's main campus in Arkansas City. (Photo by Jenna Nichols/Campus Photographer)

HUNDREDS OF students from dozens of area high schools took part in Math & Science Day events held last Wednesday on Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City. (Photo by Jenna Nichols/Campus Photographer)

ARKANSAS CITY — A total of 125 students took part in the Math & Science Day events held last Wednesday on Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City.

Schools in attendance were: Ark City Christian Academy, Ark City High School, Argonia, Chaparral, Deer Creek (OK), Mulvane, Norwich, Oxford, Rose Hill, South Haven, and West Elk.

The format of the competition consisted of the construction of scientific apparatus testing the skills of the creators (in teams of two) and a scholastic competition for those knowledgeable in the scientific fields.

Seven seniors took home first place in the events and were offered a Natural Science tuition scholarship to Cowley College.

Scholastic event winners:

Algebra: Megan Giger, South Haven

Biology: Eian Roach, Mulvane

Chemistry: Taylor Claar, Mulvane

Geometry: Eleana Messenger, Ark City High School

Physical Science: Danielle Taylor, Ark City High School

Apparatus event winners:

CSI:

1st Place: Garrett Bacon & David Moreland, South Haven

2nd Place: Luis Alata & Callen Shimkus, Oxford

3rd Place: Leah Bowlby & Brionna Byers, South Haven

Puzzlefest:

1st: Hannah Holler, Norwich

2nd: Hunter Fitch, Norwich

3rd: Taylor Claar, Mulvane

Write it, Build it:

1st: Hannah Smith & Kendra Ives, Oxford

2nd: Shantelle Martin & Preston Olson, Chaparral

3rd: Daisy Turner & Jamie Manning, Chaparral

Toothpick Bridge:

1st: Spencer DuMontelle, Ark City High School

2nd: Wyatt Biddle & Kael Pappan, Ark City School

3rd: Preston Olson & Jasmine Trickel, Chaparral

Teacher Demo:

1st: Leah Bowlby, South Haven

Critical Thinking:

1st: Caleb Stanley & Eli Eis, Ark City Christian Academy

2nd: Brittney Byers & Cabrie Dvorak, South Haven

3rd: Kayden Wolf & David Moreland, South Haven

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