On Nov. 14, 52 student volunteers and numerous faculty members at University of the Ozarks hosted more than 120 high school students from throughout the region who competed for coveted awards during the university's seventh annual Science Day.
Students from Lamar High School show off their certificates following the awards ceremony at the U of O’s seventh annual Science Day. Lamar High School won the Top School Award.
In addition to competing to win prizes in chemistry, biology, and physics, the students were given tours of campus and attended demonstrations by science faculty members. Also up for grabs was the T.L. Smith Biology Scholarship, which is awarded to the top senior who plans to major in biology at Ozarks.
The winners in each category are listed below.
- First - Jeffrey Brannon, Lamar High School
- Second - Colton Horn, Scranton High School
- Third - Brittany Watts, Lamar High School
- First - Rachel Myers, Clarksville High School
- Second - Jeffrey Brannon, Lamar High School
- Third - Hayden Carlton, Lamar High School
- Top School Awards:
- First - Lamar High School
- Second - Clarksville High School
- Third - Paris High School
Dr. Salomon Itza, associate professor of physics, demonstrates a telescope to students during the seventh annual Science Day.