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Ashford University Science Fair Winners Announced
Ashford University Holds Annual Science Fair


Exhibits explaining everything from volcanoes, cells and static electricity to rocketry and electromagnetism were featured at the second annual Ashford University Mu Sigma Eta Science Fair on March 26. 

Mu Sigma Eta members spent the morning judging the nearly 30 exhibits and named the following winners:

Elementary School: first place: Jenna Spencer, Whittier Elementary, (Tornadoes); second place: Aiden Eagle, Camanche Elementary, (Magnetic Levitating Train) and third place:  Karlee Volrath, Ekstrand Elementary, (Volcano).

Middle School: first place:  Mason Lanhart, Camanche Middle, (Does Shape Matter?); second place:  Molly Anderson, Lyons Middle, (Electricity from Food) and third place:  Gabrielle Glowacki, Lyons Middle, (Genetics of Rabbit Breeding).

Team: first place:  Ryann Hubbart and Grace Tubbs of Whittier Elementary, (Rockets); second place:  Scott Bonde, Bluff Elementary and Dalton Hill, Washington Middle, (Rapid Expansion of Gas with Dust Explosion).

Most Enthusiastic:  Kiran Marla, Whittier Elementary, (Energy from Potatoes).

Most Knowledgeable (individual):  Jarek Leonhardt, Fulton Elementary, (Electromagnetism).

Most Knowledgeable (team):  Riley Hubbart and Michelle Duong, Lyons Middle, (Cells).

Most Useful:  Jasmine Dietrick, Whittier Elementary, (Which Children’s Toothpaste Works the Best?).

Mu Sigma Eta, composed of honor students from the fields of biology, chemistry and mathematics, promotes the scientific development of its members.


About Ashford University

Founded in 1918, Ashford University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools ( The University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. For more information, please visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.