Exciting news for Texas Middle School student scientists who were selected as category winners in the Region VIII Education Service Center Science Fair and East Texas Regional Science Fair.

According to a late Friday Press Release, the winners in the Region VIII Education Service Center Science Fair held on February 2 in Pittsburg, Texas were:

  • Jenna Woodard, First Place for 8th Grade Physical Science category;
  • Madelyn Bixler, First Place for 6th Grade Biological Science category;
  • Lauren Roberson, Second Place for 6th Grade Biological Science category.
Jenna Woodard, Madelyn Bixler, Lauren Roberson - TISD

During the East Texas Regional Science Fair held March 1 in Kilgore, Texas the winners included:

  • Madelyn Bixler, Sixth Place Overall in Biological Science category. She will now advance to the ExxonMobile Texas Science and Engineering Fair in San Antonio, TX on March 31 – April 1;
  • Joseph DuPree, Second Place in Physical Science category and a cash prize ($125) from the Texas Water Association;
  • Macy Sloan, Third Place in Biological Science category and a cash prize ($100) from the American Chemical Society.

Congratulations to all these winners and good luck to Madelyn Bixler as she moves up in the competition.

For more information contact the TISD Director of Public Relations, Tina Veal-Gooch at 903.794.3651 ext. 1013. Email: tvg@txkisd.net