Sale Creek Takes Top Honors at Science Fair
Chattanooga Student Named Science Olympiad
Sale Creek takes top honors at science fair
Chattanooga, TN -- A Sale Creek student was chosen to represent Chattanooga in a global science fair this May.
At the Chattanooga Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Samantha Wilkinson received an invitation to compete in the International Science Olympiad. She will travel to Houston, Texas to represent Hamilton County and the Southeast and compete against participants from over 70 countries.
In addition, Wilkinson and other Sale Creek students won a total of 13 division and specialty awards.
Physics and Astronomy (1st Place) --- Chassie Harris
Biochemistry (1st Place) --- Amber Rose Gardner
Environmental Management (1st Place) --- Samantha Wilkinson
Plant Sciences (1st Place) --- Samuel Morgan
Engineering-Electrical & Mechanical (2nd Place) --- Katie Newsom
Medicine & Health Sciences (Honorable Mention) --- Lorena Wance
Overall Grand Prize (3rd Place) --- Amber Rose Gardner
The Navy Award --- Jared Fuller
The Army Specialty Award --- Chassie Harris
The Army Specialty Award --- Samantha Wilkinson
The Reflection Riding Award --- Samuel Morgan
The Army Specialty Award --- Amber Rose Gardner
UTC Scholarship Award (1st Place) --- Amber Rose Gardner
This spring, Sale Creek students were encouraged to participate by their teacher and sponsor, Tom Gardner, who guided their project development and progress. Gardner believes that doing these projects helps students transition into college-level work and ultimately prepares them for a more successful future.
All projects from Hamilton County students were showcased during the week at UTC. Participants ranged from sixth graders to high school seniors.