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HARLAN, Ky. – The Harlan campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) was the host site of the annual Harlan County Science Fair on Friday, March 17th.


Students from across the county put together their projects that were judged by SKCTC professors and instructors.

Here is a list of the winners:

5th Grade Scientific Thought

1st Place-Antacids in Action-Harlan Middle-Adam Burkhart

2nd Place-Think Before You Drink-JACES-Ella Karst

3rd Place-Where’s the Liquid? Rosspoint-Dallas Sergent

6th Grade Scientific Thought

1st Place-Does Temperature Affect Bacterial Growth? Harlan Middle-Krisha Sanjani

2nd Place-Explain the Stain-Harlan Middle-Campbell Nunez

3rd Place-How Liquids Affect Magnets-Rosspoint-Chloe Shelton

7th Grade Scientific Thought

1st Place-Does Practice Make Perfect?Harlan Middle-Emily Amburgey

2nd Place How Greasy are Potato Chips? Harlan Middle-Maleah Doss

3rd Place- Buoyant Force of Water-Rosspoint-Caleb Reynolds

5th Grade Engineering Design

1st Place-Maglev Force of the Future-Homeschool-Anna Caudill

2nd Place-Series Circuit vs Parallel-Rosspoint-Will Cassim

3rd Place-Can Water Be Purified At Home? Harlan Middle-Meg Brock

6th Grade Engineering Design

1st Place-Potato Clock-Harlan Middle-Kelson Napier

2nd Place-Cooking with the Sun-Black Mountain-Crystal Riddle

3rd Place-Plastic Milk-Rosspoint-Caleb Rose

7th Grade Engineering Design

1st Place-Just Roll With It-Harlan Middle-Emma Eversole

2nd Place-Moose Trap Cars-Harlan Middle-Dawson Estep

3rd Place-Rubber Rockets-Harlan Middle-Josh Collett

The Dr. Odell Wilson Award for Best Overall Project went to Anna Caudill for Maglev Force of the Future.


Photo caption: Winners of the annual Harlan County Science Fair, held recently on the Harlan campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, posed together for a group picture.

Winner of the science fair