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Student scientists earn honors at county Science Fair

Morgan County Schools held their annual Science Fair on Saturday, January 14 at Berkeley Springs High School.

Morgan County students from elementary and middle schools participated in this event. All county first, second, and third place winners will compete in the Regional Science Fair at the Ranson Civic Center on Friday, February 3.

Morgan County winners in each category and division are:

Division l – Elementary

Animal Science

First Place-Elizabeth Visco-Warm Springs Intermediate School

Second Place-Bowen Chen- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Third Place-Zoey Daniel- Warm Springs Intermediate School


First Place – Addison and Paige Waugh- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Second Place-Sophia James- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Third Place-Dominic Fox- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Earth & Environmental Science

First Place-Rhylee Griffith- Warm Springs Intermediate School


First Place- Isabella Rust- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Second Place-Adia Hostler- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Physics and Astronomy

Second Place-Caden McCumbee- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Third Place-Kaden Shover- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Honorable Mention-Zebby Didawick- Warm Springs Intermediate School and Parker Waugh-Pleasant View Elementary

Plant Science

First Place-Greyson Beckman- Warm Springs Intermediate School

Third Place-Odessa Rhoten- Warm Springs Intermediate School


Division II – Middle

Animal Science

First Place-Joselyn Smith-Paw Paw Schools


First Place-Abigail Close, Abby Culp, and Lillian Barkley – Warm Springs Middle School


First Place-Parker Stotler- Warm Springs Middle School

Physics and Astronomy

First Place-Circe Powell- Warm Springs Middle School

Plant Science

First Place-Jordan Unger- Warm Springs Middle School

Behavioral and Social Science

First Place-Braden Brinegar- Warm Springs Middle School

Material Science

First Place-Ray Cunningham-Paw Paw Schools

Earth and Environmental Science

Isabella Powell- Warm Springs Middle School


First Place-Zoe Dudderar- Warm Springs Middle School
Technology and Systems

Second Place-Matthew Slifer- Warm Springs Middle School

Special Awards:

Best Graphic Design:  Addison and Paige Waugh

Most Creative Model:  Adia Hostler

Pictured, front row from left: Parker Stotler, Zoe Dudderar, Isabella Powell, Abby Culp, Circe Powell, Ray Cunningham. Back row, from left: Matthew Slifer, Joselyn Smith, Lillian Barkley, Abigail Close, Jordan Unger and Braden Brinegar. submitted photos

Best Application of the Scientific Method:  Parker Stotler.

Pictured, front row from left, are Dominic Fox, Bowen Chen, Zebby Didawick, Parker Waugh, Elizabeth Visco, Addison Waugh, Paige Waugh, Caden McCumbee, Kaden Shover.
Back row, from left: Gabe Edwards, Rhylee Griffith, Zoey Daniel, Sophia James, Odessa Rhoten, Greyson Beckman, Isabella Rust, Adia Hostler.