2022 Elementary NCSS Science Fair

NCSS Announces Winners of Elementary District Science Fair
Posted on 02/11/2022
elementary school science fair winnerNewton County School System (NCSS) is pleased to announce the winners of the NCSS Elementary District Science and Engineering Fair. According to Ms. Christina Phyall, NCSS Elementary Curriculum & Instruction Specialist, the district’s first place winners will represent Newton County Schools in the Georgia College and State University Science and Engineering Fair in March.

“Congratulations to each of our science fair winners,” said Dr. Penny Mosley, Director of Elementary Schools for NCSS. “A lot of time and effort goes into researching and conducting science experiments for each project, so I commend the students for taking the time to participate. Our students conducted some very high caliber experiments so I know our first-place winners will represent Newton County School System well in the State Science Fair.”

The following is a list of all Newton County School System Science Fair winners along with their project titles.

Elementary 1st Place Winners
Justin Banahene*   South Salem   What Would Happen If You Changed the Motherboard of a Computer?   Engineering   5
Elise Bray*   Newton County Theme   Which Rock Will be Most Damaged by Freezing?   Earth and Space Science   5
Kellen Freeman   Rocky Plains   Does the Height of a Building Affect It's Stability   Engineering   3
Harris Hawver   Mansfield   Which Would Allow a Latex Balloon to be Inflated the Longest: The Air We Breath or Helium Gas    Physical Science   2
Journey Johnson   Oak Hill   Citrus Power   Physical Science   4
Nicole Law*   South Salem   Balloon Battle   Physical Science   3
Gabriel Morales*   East Newton   Eliminating Germs (Bacteria) from a Surface UV Light vs. Disinfectant Wipes   Life Science   5
Jackson Nealy   East Newton   Which Terrain Will Give Me Better Speed and Control on My Dirt Bike   Physical Science   5
Kayden Phyall   Newton County Theme   The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie   Physical Science   5
Gabrielle Qualls   West Newton   What Liquid Would Make a Gummy   Physical Science   4
Anthony Watson   Fairview    The Five Second Rule   Life Science   4
Adrian Williams   Heard-Mixon   TJ the DJ   Life Science   3
*Overall highest score in their category.

2nd Place Winners
 Kennedi Adams   Livingston   WhichLIquid Dissolves the Color Off of the Skittles Fastest   Physical Science   5
Emma Caraway   Rocky Plains   Rock Candy   Physical Science   5
Anthony Mayers   Middle Ridge Which Kind of Soil Holds the Most Water?    Earth and Space Science   4
Bra'Lin Merrell   Middle Ridge   Which Airplane Will Go the Farthest?   Life Science   2
Maximus Pollard   Mansfield   How Gross is My House? Identifying Bacteria from Different Sources    Life Science   2
Nasir Robinson   Fairview   Salty Science   Physical Science   4
Kendyl Simon   South Salem   Fresh Air is the Best   Earth and Space Science   4
Kayli Thomas   South Salem   Keepin' It Fresh   Life Science   4
Rylan Yeager   Heard-Mixon   Which Brand of Nail Polish Dries the Fastest?   Physical Science   5

3rd Place Winners
 Makhari Francis   Middle Ridge    Soda and Mentos   Physical Science   5
 Peyton Gallups   Rocky Plains   Is Your Water Clean?   Life Science   5
Averie Hinds   Newton County Theme   Which Lettuce Will Stay Green Longer?   Life Science   5
Kathleen Martinez   Middle Ridge   What is the Effect of Sunlight on Plants?   Life Science   4
Cooper Maxey   Live Oak   The Biggest Bubble Wins   Physical Science   4