WU Seniors going to State Sci. Fair

Jamison Coal McClanahan, left, and Tyker Swearingen, right, will be representing WUHS at the State Science Fair for the second consecutive year. Photo by Tess Holloway

Tyler Swearingen and Jamison Coal McClanahan, seniors at West Union High School, competed at District Science Day held at the University of Rio Grande on March 25.
Their project. titled “Effects of Torsion” earned them a superior rating which qualifies the duo for State Science Day on May 13 at Ohio State University.
This will be the second consecutive State Science Fair appearance for the pair. Last year their project involved constructing their own cannon fueled by the chemical reaction of baking soda and vinegar. This year they constructed a ballista and catapult to determine the effects of torsion on projectile motion.
Coal and Tyler’s Science Fair projects for the past two years have impressed their WUHS Science teacher Tess Holloway away with their amount of creativity, work ethic, and content knowledge.