Central Elementary School held its 2019 Science Fair judging on Monday, December 9.

The overall winner of the science fair was sixth-grade student Walker Carter. Carter competed in the Biological Science category and the name of his project was "Growing Chickens."

The overall runner-up award went to Michael Boyd with his project, "Chapstick that Makes You Smile." Boyd competed in the Medicine and Health Science category.

Students placing first, second, or third in each category advance to the regional science fair. Southern Arkansas University will host the regional fair on March 8.

The 2019 Science Fair winners at Central Elementary:

Biological Science

1st – Growing Chickens, Walker Carter

2nd – Water Quality, Kevin Talley

3rd -- Paw Preference, Sawyer Scruggs

Earth and Environmental Science

1st -- Impact of Salt Water on Plant Growth, Raegan


2nd -- Does Color of Light Affect Plant Growth? Cassidy McClendon

3rd -- How Do Crystals Form? Kaci Kirby

Medicine and Health Science

1st -- Chapstick that Makes You Smile, Michael Boyd

2nd -- Cat Scratch Fever, Avery Matthews

3rd -- Tie - Care for Your Smile/Memory Match Up, Raegan Payne/Kennedy Martindale

Honorable Mention -- Do Scary Movies Affect Health? Jaci Hamilton

Physical Science

1st -- Does Oxyclean Really Boost Detergent? Madison Schmittou

2nd -- Hot Knife Through Butter, Ethan Donohue

3rd -- Milk-More Than Just for Strong Bones, Alijah Broomfield

Honorable Mention

Don't Flip Out, Dreden Ford

108 Stiches, Daylon Glass

Eggselent, Cameron Turner

Density, Auzy Simmons

Engineering, Math and Computer Science

1st – Pinwheel Sensitivity, Braylon Witcher

2nd -- Which Battery Will Light the Bulb? Felix Papas

3rd – Hot Potato, Carter Chambliss

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