Ridgway Christian students fare well at regional science fair


Ridgway Christian students earned seven first-place awards and had 16 other entries earn second- or third-place awards in the recent Southeast Arkansas Regiona Science Fair at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Out of thirty-five SR division RCS entries, twenty-three placed at the regional fair. Not only did RCS have seven first places out of fifteen categories entered but Ridgway also won the AR Environmental Agency award for both second and first place in the Environmental Science Division! Second place Peyton Aulds received $50, first place Dell Goldmon received $100 and Science Instructor Diedre Young received $350 for having both students place! RCS Jr Division also did very well; having four entries place out of ten entered. This was UAM’s largest regional fair ever, with 250 entries. Results are:

Animal Science: third place; Lauren Rose;

Behavior Science: second place, William Fells III;

Biochemistry: first place, Paige Topping; second place, Danna Rice;

Earth/Planetary Science: second place, Liz Lawrence, third place, Andrew McMahan;

Engineering, Electrical/Mechanical: third place, Logan Talley’

Engineering, Materials/Bioengineering, Senior Division: first place Demetrius McCullough; second place, Hannah Miller; third place; Mason Norsworthy; Junior Division: first place, Jeremy Ward; third place, Kaitlyn Bolton;

Environmental Management: Senior Division, second place, Caitlin McGough; third place, Madison Heflin; Junior Division, first place; Caleb Hickman;

Environmental Sciences: first place, Dell Goldmon; secnd place, Peyton Aulds; third place; Jasmine Rowland;

Medicine/Health: first place, Cody Andersen; third place, Abbie Nicholson;

Microbiology: first place, Lynde Moore;

Physics/Astronomy: first place, Jared Bishop; third place, Micah Cottrell;

Plant Science: first place, Jacob Andersen; third place, Patrick Morrisey;

Team: Senior Division: third place, Jacob Dedman/Alex Small; Junior Division: third place, Ann Wright/Garet Reginio;

Ridgway Christian School’s science teachers are Diedre Young and Beverly Brown.

Goldmon received $100 and Aulds received $50 from the Arkansas Environmental Agency for taking first and second place in the Environmental Science Division. Young received $350 for having both students place.