Prizes in each division were a $200 Amazon gift card for first place, a $100 Amazon gift card for second place, and a $50 Amazon gift card for third place.

Budding scientists, physicians, mathematicians, engineers and techies did an outstanding job at the 2018 District STEM Fair at the Marion E. Proffitt Training Center in Odessa March 27. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.

Prizes in each division were a $200 Amazon gift card for first place, a $100 Amazon gift card for second place, and a $50 Amazon gift card for third place.

Here are the winners in each division:

HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION

First place – Helena Kirk, Middletown High School. Project: Aim to Beat the Heat.

Second place – Zac Golpira and James Newton, Appoquinimink High School. Project: The “Insomniak.”

Third place – Claire Shuey, Appoquinimink High School. Project: How Temp Affects Sound Waves.

MIDDLE SCHOOL DIVISION

First place – Natalie Holdren, Everett Meredith Middle School. Project: Cookie Science.

Second place – Alexander Broadhurst, Alfred G. Waters Middle School. Project: How Air Resistance Affects Scooter Speed.

Third place – Tyler Edwards, Everett Meredith Middle School. Project: The Truth About How Sugar Affects Athletes.

ELEMENTARY DIVISION

First place – Ethan Ziegler, Brick Mill Elementary. Project: Home Security Robot.

Second place – Hope Dunn, Cedar Lane Elementary. Project: Are My Purple Martins Picky?

Third place – Kalena Diaz, Townsend Elementary. Project: Diabetic vs. Prosthetic.