2023 Elementary District Science Fair Winners

NCSS Announces Elementary Winners of District Science Fair
Posted on 01/10/2024
Elementary science fair winnersNewton 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 on March 29, 2024.

“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.

2023 Elementary Science Fair 1st Place Winners
 NCSS 1st Place Winners
 Kane Whitaker *   Rocky Plains Elementary   Physical Science   Knead New Playdough   Kindergarten
Jalia Babineaux   Newton County STEAM Academy   Physical Science   In the Zone with Avobenzone   5
Cole Boudoucies   Mansfield Elementary   Physical Science   Bicycle Gears   4
Naomi Grigsby   Livingston Elementary   Physical Science   Cotton Candy   5
Breahna Jones   Middle Ridge Elementary   Physical Science   Citrus Battery   4
Je'Nae  Nicole Law   South Salem Elementary   Physical Science   Feeling Hot, Hot, HOT! Which reptile light bulb produces the most heat?   5
Joshua Pugh   Live Oak Elementary   Physical Science   Super Charge   5
A'King Robinson   Oak Hill Elementary   Physical Science   Super Charge   5
Jakari Jett *   South Salem Elementary   Engineering   Solar Oven   4
Lamine Juwara *   Oak Hill Elementary   Life Science   How to Grow Bacteria   5

* Indicates "Best in Category"

2nd Place Winners
 NCSS 2nd Place Elementary Science Fair Winners
 Brooklyn Jones    Middle Ridge Elementary   Physical Science   Different Types of Crystals   4
Aubree Parrish   Livingston Elementary   Physical Science   Ice Cream Wars   5
Quinn Lathrop   Newton County STEAM Academy   Engineering   Roll with the Wind   4
Faleye Chad Slaven    Live Oak Elementary   Engineering   Trees in Flight   5
Caylen Davey   Middle Ridge Elementary   Life Science   Vitamin C and Bean Plant Growth   3
Gabriel Davis   East Newton Elementary   Life Science   Which Fruit Will Rot the Fastest   5
M'Kayla Solomon   South Salem Elementary   Life Science   When Your Sniffer Snoozes   5
Adrian Williams   Heard-Mixon Elementary   Life Science   Zoom Links: Understanding Canine Zoomie Patterns   5

Elementary Science Fair 3rd Place Winners
 Elementary Science Fair 3rd Place Winners
 Madison Boyington   Heard-Mixon Elementary   Physical Science   Which Slime is the Stickiest   4
Wynter Thomas   Live Oak Elementary   Physical Science   Eggshell Capacity   5
Eratoristefe Yomere   Live Oak Elementary   Physical Science   Melting Matters   5
Gabriel Gama   East Newton Elementary   Engineering   Magnets/Energy   4
Clark Burt   Mansfield Elementary   Life Science   Dog, Dust, and Air Purifiers   3

" I am genuinely impressed by the remarkable ingenuity showcased at our elementary science fair,” said Shakila Henderson-Baker, chair of the Newton County Board of Education. “The diverse array of experiments reflects the curiosity and creativity each student brought to their projects. Witnessing the wide variety of scientific endeavors undertaken by our young scientists is truly inspiring and speaks to the depth of their exploration. This reaffirms our commitment to nurturing a love for discovery in every student."