District 11 STEM Fair draws over 600 students

by Tammy Sakry
Staff Writer

With the results of their experiments neatly prepared, more than Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 600 students converged on Blaine High School for the annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Fair Jan. 28.

More than 600 students from 10 Anoka-Hennepin School District schools came to Blaine High School Jan. 28 to discuss their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) projects, their theories and the results. Photo by Tammy Sakry

It is the biggest STEM fair in the state, said Gary Alexander, Coon Rapids High School science teacher.

More than 10 school were represented, said Kevin Molohon, Champlin High School teacher.

The following Anoka-Hennepin School District students who participated in the Jan. 28 STEM Fair won top finisher recognition and were awarded a Naval Science Award for the project they entered.

According to Molohon, the Navy awards a certificate and a medal to the top finishers in grades six through eight.

And for the top finishers in grades nine through 12, the Navy awards a certificate, a medal and a $50 Staples gift certificate, he said.

Here are the 2012 STEM Fair top finishers:

Brady Clarke, Anoka Middle School for the Arts, Fred Moore campus

Logan Zwack, Andover High School

Mariah Mullen, Blaine High School

Hanna Stratton, Blaine High School

Austen Lambert, Jackson Middle School

Angela Ramsdell, Jackson Middle School

Caleb Watkins, Champlin Park High School

Kelsey Wood and Jessica Kelley, Champlin Park High School

Tammy Sakry is at [email protected]