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March 24, 2017

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas Middle School Student Scientists Take Top Honors at Regional Science Fairs; One Advancing to ExxonMobile Science & Engineering Fair

Texarkana, TX – Texas Middle School student scientists were selected as category winners in the Region VIII Education Service Center Science Fair and East Texas Regional Science Fair.


Region VIII ESC Science Fair Winners 

East Texas Regional Science Fair Winners

Winners in the Region VIII Education Service Center Science Fair held on February 2 in Pittsburg, Texas were: Jenna Woodard, First Place for 8th Grade Physical Science category; Madelyn Bixler, First Place for 6th Grade Biological Science category; and, Lauren Roberson, Second Place for 6th Grade Biological Science category.

During the East Texas Regional Science Fair on March 1 in Kilgore, Texas winners included:

  • Madelyn Bixler, Sixth Place Overall in Biological Science category. She will now advance to the ExxonMobile Texas Science and Engineering Fair in San Antonio, TX on March 31 – April 1;
  • Joseph DuPree, Second Place in Physical Science category and a cash prize ($125) from the Texas Water Association;
  • Macy Sloan, Third Place in Biological Science category and a cash prize ($100) from the American Chemical Society.

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Photo Identification:
Texas Middle School Region 8 Science Fair:
     Jenna Woodard, Madelyn Bixler, Lauren Roberson

Texas Middle School East Texas Regional Science Fair:
     Macy Sloan, Madelyn Bixler, Joseph Dupree

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