Winners announced from seventh annual Science Day

Release Date: 11/16/2012

On Nov. 14, 52 student volunteers and numerous faculty members at University of the Ozarks hosted more than 120 high school students from throughout the region who competed for coveted awards during the university's seventh annual Science Day.

Lamar High School Science Day winners

Students from Lamar High School show off their certificates following the awards ceremony at the U of O’s seventh annual Science Day. Lamar High School won the Top School Award.

In addition to competing to win prizes in chemistry, biology, and physics, the students were given tours of campus and attended demonstrations by science faculty members. Also up for grabs was the T.L. Smith Biology Scholarship, which is awarded to the top senior who plans to major in biology at Ozarks.

The winners in each category are listed below.

Biology:
First - Jeffrey Brannon, Lamar High School
Second - Colton Horn, Scranton High School
Third - Brittany Watts, Lamar High School
Chemistry:
First - Jeffrey Brannon, Lamar High School
Second - Devan Baver, Lamar High School
Third - Eva Hudson, Dover High School
Physics:
First - Rachel Myers, Clarksville High School
Second - Jeffrey Brannon, Lamar High School
Third - Hayden Carlton, Lamar High School
Overall Individual Winners:
First - Jeffrey Brannon, Lamar High School
Second - Brittany Watts, Lamar High School
Third - Amy Toombs, Lamar High School
Top School Awards:
First - Lamar High School
Second - Clarksville High School
Third - Paris High School
T.L. Smith Biology Scholarship
First - Dillon Massey, Dover High School
Second - Hayden Carlton, Lamar High School
Viewing sunspots

Dr. Salomon Itza, associate professor of physics, demonstrates a telescope to students during the seventh annual Science Day.