Brown County students sweep regional science fair

Brown County students won 16 out of the 18 first place category awards at the South Central Indiana Engineering and Science Fair March 5.

Students won awards in behavior, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, genetics and physics.

Twenty students from grades 4 through 12 are now moving on to the state competition.

The Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair will take place April 2 at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus center.

Students advancing to the state competition are:

Fourth grade: Amelia Shirley and Lexie Austin (Van Buren Elementary)

Fifth grade: Josh Clegg, Chase Austin and Savannah Oden

Sixth grade: Josh Miller and Austen Deckard

Brown County Junior High School: Tanner Bowman and Delaney Hobbs

Brown County High School: Gabi Bathards, Chase Watson, Chris Leavit, Corey Cagle, Jadan Ercoli/Abe Oliver, Logan Fittz/Brennan Hobbs, Bailee Robison and Molly Snyder

Click this link for a complete list of the regional science fair results:

Regional Science Fair Results 2016