Big Piney students well represented at Regional Science Fair
ROCK SPRINGS — Thirteen Big Piney Middle School (BPMS) students travelled to Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs on Feb. 2, to present their research at the Regional Science Fair. Fifty-seven students from western Wyoming participated. The following BPMS students qualified for the state science fair to be held at the University of Wyoming in Laramie March 5-7.
Plant Science - 1st place and Reserve Champion Overall
Jada Banks & Zavier Clifford - The Effect of Historical Drought on Tree Growth in the Bridger-Teton National Forest
Animal Science - 2nd place
Dylan Foster and Reba Penfiled - The Effect of Seasonal Change on the Daily Patterns and Duration of Wolf Activities in the Bridger-Teton National Forest
Microbiology - 2nd place
Jocelyn Wilson - The effect of “best by” date on quantity and type of yogurt bacterial cultures in store bought plain yogurt
Engineering - 2nd place
Chelsea Davis, Gerardo Galvan, Cache Hall - Engineering Better Safety Glasses
Other BPMS students who presented their research include Phoebe Jones, Cactus Chrisman, Christian Dennis, Charlie Knotts and Gentri Greene.