On Thursday, Jan. 14, West Union High School hosted the Adams County Science Fair. Student projects included a wide range of topics including sound proof shoes, teenage stress levels, bioremediation, and energy stored in food.
West Union High School was awarded the traveling Adams County Science Fair trophy, which is awarded annually to the school that has the highest combined scores. The following WUHS students received a superior rating: Shelby Hobbs, Coal McClanahan, Tyler Swearingen, Briana Williams, MacKenzie Smith, Kristin Unger, Madigan Marshall, Shannon Runyan, and Savannah Allen. These students qualified for the District Science Fair later this year.
Other West Union students received an Excellent rating: Janson Kramer, Andrew Weeks, Madison Welch, Christa Williams, Sampson Riddell, Kristin Grooms, Ashley Hackworth, Rebekah McCarty, Rayanna McFarland, Brittany Caldwell, Madison Hall, Leanna Poynter, Tyler Fowler, Shruti Nayak, and Kira Gifford.
Shelby Hobbs received the Church 180 Social Science Award, Briana Williams received the Edge of Appalachia Award, and Madigan Marshall received the Adams County Regional Medical Center Award. The sole West Union Junior High participant, Savannah Allen, received a perfect score.
The WUHS Science Fair Coordinator is Ms. Tess Holloway.