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Students Compete at Science

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Students Compete at Science Fair

Four win awards, two move on to state competition

By Jamie Horter, Lyons Mirror-Sun

Lyons-Decatur students presented their scientific work at the Nebraska Junior Academies of Science. Four received awards, with two moving on to the upcoming state competition. 

Jon Christiansen and Tommy Fuston received red ribbons for each of their projects. “They did an excellent job,” said teacher Paul Timm.

Brock Vetick and Brent Miller each were placed within the top five projects at the fair. They advanced to the state competition on Thursday, April 21 at the SAC Air Museum.

Photos courtesy of Brock Vetick

1: Lyons-Decatur students (from left) Jon Christiansen, Tommy Fuston, Brock Vetick, and Brent Miller all received awards at the Nebraska Junior Academies of Science.

2. Tommy Fuston presents his work to create a self-heating coffee cup.

3. Jon Christiansen stands by his science fair board, presenting his work on the effect of UV light on E. Coli.