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St. A’s kids win at regional science fair

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St. Athanasius School in Evanston won the top school award in the poster competition at the Illinois Junior Academy of Science Chicago metro regional competition for non-public schools.

The event was held over the weekend at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Forty-eight schools submitted 393 projects in the competition and 39 seventh and eigth grade students from St. A's participated, winning 34 gold and 5 silver medals.
 
Ten students from St. A's were invited to participate in the State of Illinois Science Fair to be held at Milliken University in Decatur on May 14: They are Ethan Torain, Eleanor Peterson, Eleanor Ward, Mary Henthorn, Gabi Durkin, Stefi Durkin, Emma Powell, Mary Slowinski, Eva Holton and Julia Urban.
 
Special awards went to the following students:

  • American Association of Zoo Keepers: Ella McDonnell
  • Society of Technical Communication: Gabi Durkin
  • Lincoln Park Zoo: Eva Holton
  • Museum of Science and Industry Top Project Award: Ethan Torain, Eleanor Peterson, Eleanor Ward, Mary Henthorn, Emma Powell, Gabi Durkin, Stefi Durkin, and Eva Holton
  • Tee shirt design: Claire O'Shaughnessy
  • Program design: Clare Corydon
  • Thank you notes to sponsors design: Roan Regnier

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