Young Vail scientists win big |

Young Vail scientists win big

Brett Falk
Vail Mountain School science teacher
Vail, CO Colorado
Special to the Vail DailyFrom left, Vail Mountain School's Billy Mitchell, Brett Falk (teacher), Jordan Mesch, Mandy Ortiz, Angela Giovagnoli and Clare Baker all took home awards for their science projects at the Colorado-Wyoming Junior Academy of Science annual meeting last week in Greeley.

VAIL, Colorado -” The winners of the Most Scientific and Best Overall awards at the Vail Mountain School Science Fair in Vail, Colorado went on to compete at the Colorado-Wyoming Junior Academy of Science annual meeting at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley last week.

At this competition, Jordan Mesch, 8th grade, received a first place gold medal in the physical science division for his project “Stolen Sunlight.”

Seventh-grader Billy Mitchell received a third place bronze medal for his physical science project “Wind Energy.” Eighth-grader Angela Giovagnoli received a first place in the biological division for her project “Blood Sugar Blues.” Eighth-grader Mandy Ortiz and Severth-grader Clare Baker presented their projects “Buffering pH Change” and “The pH in Our Medicine” respectively.

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