At the recent Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair, several Tooele County School District students brought home special honors and represented their respective schools well.
In the Special Awards category, $1,000 scholarships to Westminster College were awarded to Tooele High’s Kaitlyn Bresee, Collette Jones, Jacob Kenison and Hope Marks. Marks also received the Mu Alpha Theta award. Hannah Bennett, Stansbury High, won an award from the Nature High Summer Camp.
Three Tooele Jr. High students brought home special honors. Justin Kenison and Bryceson Kenison each won the Excellence in Plant Sciences from the Salt Lake County 4-H and Spencer Kenison received the Aspiring Engineer from the Salt Lake County 4-H.
William Bosen, Rose Springs Elementary, won a special award, the Broadcom Masters, for sixth grade. He also received a second place honor in the Engineering & Computer Science category.
Tooele High’s Jaren Hudson captured a second place in the Energy & Transportation division. In the Engineering & Computer Science division, Copper Canyon Elementary’s Alexander Turner brought home a third place award.
Bailey Griffith, Clarke Johnsen Jr. High, finished third in the Materials & Civil Engineering category. Tooele Jr. High students Emily Montague, in Earth & Planetary Science and Jefferson Dillon, in Mathematical Sciences, both brought home third place finishes.
Five elementary students received Honorable Mention honors. They include Settlement Canyon’s Garrett Hallett in Chemistry, Northlake’s Bailey Hewitt in Engineering & Computer Science, Overlake’s Curtis Montague in Physics, Astronomy & Math, Vernon’s Dustin Rigby in Plant & Earth Science and Harris Elementary’s Azalee Shadow in Energy & Transportation.
All the winners at the SLVSEF competition can be found on their website at www.slvsef.org and the Tooele County School District winners are listed on the district home page at www.tooeleschools.org.
Congratulations to all these students who represented the Tooele County School District and their communities very well.