West Union Elementary holds Academic Fair on Dec. 2

Pictured above are all the winners in the West Union Elementary Academic Fair, held at the school on Dec. 2.

The staff and students of West Union Elementary hosted an Academic Fair on Friday, Dec. 2. Fifth and sixth grade students at WUES conducted research and constructed visual displays that aligned with their grade level curriculum.
Students then presented their projects to their classes and the top students moved on to the final judging. All of our students did outstanding jobs.
The first and second place winners for the Science Fair category will go on to compete against students from around the  region at the University of Rio Grande on March 25.   Judges for the Academic Fair came from the community and were: Steve Darby, Julie Krebs, Judy Campbell, Shay Pennington, Robyn Wright Strauss, Laurie Denton, Whitney Lawhorn, Roger Rhonemus, and Diana Hilterbran.
The WUES Academic Fair winners from each category were:
English Language Arts- First  Place-Jaiana White, Second Place-Madi Wappelhorst, and Third Place-Audrey Weakley;  Cultural History- First Place-Colin May, Second Place-Maisy Yeager, and Third Place-Madison Niederhelman;  Social Studies- First Place-Ethan Thompson, Second Place-Judah Aker, and Third Place-Makenna Armstrong; S.T.E.M.- First Place-Alistair Hill, Second Place-Payton Stapleton, and Third Place-Taylor Dozier; Science Fair- First Place-Lauren Hoop, Second Place-Brandt Seaman, and Third Place-Mason Cox.