Several Greeneville City Schools' students came away winners at the 2009 Upper East Tennessee Science Fair held on April 30, 2009 at East Tenenssee State University. The event is co-sponsored by the Johnson City Kiwanis Club and East Tennessee State University.
Marley Mitchell, a 5th grade student at Eastview Elementary School, won the Eastman Chemical Grand Prize for the 5th grade division. Marley's project was entitled "Can You See It Now? Testing Color Sensitivity and Peripheral Vision." As part of her award she received a $250 grand prize, her school received a $100 award, and $100 was awarded to her science teacher.
Alex Haffcke, a 4th grade student at Hal Henard Elementary School, won first place in the Physical Science division for grades 4-8. Alex's project was titled "The Green Mile." It dealt with the fuel efficiency of various grades of gasoline.
Sarah Mitchum, a 6th grade student at Greeneville Middle School, won 1st place in Biological Science division for grades 4-8 at the science fair. She won $100.00 from the Johnson City Kiwanis Club and $50.00 for Greeneville Middle School.
The Science Fair featured approximately 400 exhibits submitted by fourth through eighth graders from approximately 40 schools in the region. Professional scientists and ETSU faculty judge the competition.
Congratulations, Marley, Alex, and Sarah! You are Only the Best! We are proud of you!