Photo courtesy of Avery Rhodes.
From left: Liam Falconer, Willa Rose Akins and Emma Burke hold up their UAB-CORD Central Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair certificates.
Student winners from the Hilltop Montessori School Science Fair were chosen to represent their school at the UAB-CORD Central Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair on March 4 at the UAB Recreation Center.
Willa Rose Akins (fifth grade) won first place in the behavioral and social sciences division for her project, “Bunny Bias, Chinchilla Choices,” and will be going on to compete in the finals in Huntsville on April 6-7.
Liam Falconer (seventh grade) won second place in the engineering division and will also compete in Huntsville at the state competition. Emma Burke (eighth grade) received an award for outstanding achievement in the psychology division.
– Submitted by Michele Wilensky.