Kennedy School awards students for science and invention

The Kennedy Middle School Science Department recently announced the winners of their recent science fair and Invention Convention. The event has increased tenfold in recent years and the showings spanned two nights in mid-February. The contest was open to students of the school in grades 6-8.

The following students were selected by judges to move on to the state science fair competition:

Grade eight winners were: Abigail Barbour for “‪‪To Crochet or Knot”; ‪‪Mary Bilodeau for “‪‪Burning Biofuels”; Mia Langston-Abigail LoPresti for “‪‪Structure vs. Nature”; and ‪‪Julia Jackman-Sarah Mathew for “Gas Released by Yeast.”

Grade seven winners were: ‪‪Tara Brock-Hannah Sousa for “‪‪‪‪Got White”; ‪‪Matthew Maciejewski for “Pore My Way to Cleaner Water”; ‪‪Sarah Falcetti-Kiralyn Wadman for “Ramps and Textures”; and ‪Trevor Messina for “How Accurate Local Weather Can Be.”

The following students were selected by judges to move on to the state Invention Convention competition:

The grade eight winner was Ally Stanton for “Tuft Taker.”

Grade seven winners were: Chloe Grabowski for‪‪‪ “Squeeze Brush”; Greta Panke for‪‪ “Edible Waterbubble”; Alex McPartland for “‪‪Robo Waiter”; and Caprina Pugliese for ‪‪”Cup Lips.”

Grade six winners were: Maya Ciaffaglione for “Pump It”; Meghan Hammarlund for “Swimmer’s Shield”; and Hailey Comparone for “Bunfun 2000.”

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