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Congratulations RCS District Science Fair Winners

February 1, 2019


RCS Announces District Science Fair Winners


Rockingham County, NC - The Rockingham County Schools 2019 District Science Fair award ceremony was held on January 29, 2019, at Osborne Baptist Church in Eden, NC recognizing students’ achievements in science comprehension and presentation through science project displays.

A total of 60 students were entered in the fair to compete for the chance to advance to the Region 5 Science Fair to be held at the Triad math and Science Academy Region 5 NC Science and Engineering Fair on February 16, 2019.  First, second, and third elementary winners advance to the Regional Competition. In the middle and high school categories, 1st place winners advance to the Regional Competition.   

The 2019 Science Fair judges were: Jim Ivie, Cindy Sarwi, Val Pyrtle, Roman Gunn, Deidre Moyer, Catherine Massengale, Laura Rodgers, Kimberley Thompson-Hairston, Elizabeth Covell, and Joan Wsisenback.

All Rockingham County Schools Science Fair award winners are listed below.


Elementary (Grades 3-5)


1st Place Cooper Knight, Diego Acosta

Project – Magnets

Huntsville Elementary School


2nd Place Payton Goins

Project – How Hard is Your Wood?

Stoneville Elementary School


3rd Place Ty Booker

Project – Bottle Flipping

Wentworth Elementary School


Honorable Mary Brannock, Irene Rubio

Mention Project – Iron or What?

Central Elementary School


Honorable Owen Carroll

Mention Project – Cooling Off After Takis

Bethany Elementary School

Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)


Biological Science B


1st Place Kennedy Chaffin

Project – How Sweet:  Keeping the Taste, Losing the Calories

Holmes Middle School



1st Place Madison Busick, Cynthia Jaramillo

Project – The Coke Volcano

Reidsville Middle School

Physics and Math


1st Place Kimberly Deleon Bravo, Josue Bravo

Project – Which Soda Stains Your Teeth The Most?

Reidsville Middle School


Congratulations to these outstanding students! Good luck to the students competing in the Regional Science Fair! 


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