Saturday, March 21, fifteen students from the Bucyrus Secondary School
competed at the 2015 Marion Area District Science Fair. Eighteen
additional schools also competed at the district event, which was held
at the Alber Student Center on The Ohio State University at Marion
Five of the fifteen Bucyrus students competing earned "Superior" ratings during the event. Austin Johns (9th Grade), Jaden Deskins (8th grade), Sarah Lipscomb (8th Grade), Ben Spradling (7th Grade) and Sam Rager
(6th Grade) received invitations to compete against the best projects
from the entire state on Saturday, May 16, at the Ohio State University
"These five students did a tremendous job preparing themselves for
the district competition this year," Bucyrus science teacher Amanda Kent
said. "Five 'Superior' ratings from one district is a tremendous
accomplishment and speaks very strongly to the strength of the students
in the Bucyrus City Schools."
Three students received special recognition for their individual
projects during the event. Sixth grade student Madison Edwards received
special recognition from the U.S. Navy, while Austin Johns received
special recognition from the U.S. Air Force. Jaden Deskins received an
invitation to the BROADCOM National Science Fair in Washington, D.C.
"We are very pleased with the performance of all fifteen students in
this year’s district science fair," Kent said. "Overall, our students
did a great job, and they are to be commended for their hard work and
For more information regarding the science fair, contact Kent at email@example.com.