2013-03-07 / Top News

Strasburg science students advance to region


Andrew Hulm won the outstanding project in the ninth grade with his project, Which Solar Distiller is Most Effi cient? He also earned a certificate in environmental science. Andrew Hulm won the outstanding project in the ninth grade with his project, Which Solar Distiller is Most Effi cient? He also earned a certificate in environmental science. The Strasburg School Science Fair was held Friday, Feb. 22. A total of 29 students received purple or blue ribbons and advanced to the Regional Science Fair on March 13 in Mandan. Those receiving red ribbons can advance with improvements to their projects.

Also at the science fair, four plaques, one for each grade, were given out for outstanding projects. Recipients were Adam Hulm, seventh grade; Taylor Krumm, eighth grade; Andrew Hulm, freshman, and Katie Baumgartner, sophomore. Certificates were also given for the best projects in a field of science such as chemistry, plant science, microbiology, etc.

Seventh, eighth, ninth and 10th graders and one senior had a combined total of 49 science projects. They are students of Mr. Bill Malaski and Mr. Robert Bubach.


Taylor Krumm’s project, Rust Buster, was selected for the outstanding project in the eighth grade as well as a certificate in chemistry. Taylor Krumm’s project, Rust Buster, was selected for the outstanding project in the eighth grade as well as a certificate in chemistry. Individual results for the seventh grade are: Brady Tougas, certificate in engineering and purple ribbon; Adam Hulm, certificate in chemistry and purple; Peyton Vander Vorst, red; Stetson Haak, red; Tanner Goebel, red; Joshua Gabriel, certificate in earth science and purple; Katherine Theisgen, certificate in plant science and blue, and Savannah Rohrich, certificate in animal science and blue.

Eighth grade: Hannah Scherr, red; Dylan Ohlhauser, red; Lorrene Schiermeister, blue; Kasey Vetsch, blue; Amber Haak, certificate in plant science and purple; Sarah Eberle, certificate in microbiology and purple; Nicholas Nieuwsma, red; Taylor Krumm, certificate in chemistry and purple; Hunter Huizenga, red; Collin Feist, red, and Victorya Dykema, blue.


Earning purple ribbons at the Strasburg Science Fair are, back row, left to right, Taylor Krumm with her project, Rust Buster; Kellie Tougas with Forensics: Testing for Lead; Adam Schaefbauer, How Much Can Wood Expand and Shrink?; Logan Kramer, How Temperature Affects the Peroxide Enzyme, and Adam Hulm, Which Fabric Softener Retains the Most Water; front, Amber Haak, Do Worms Matter?; Sarah Eberle, Bacteria from Within; Katie Baumgartner, Effect of Yeast With Aeration; Brady Tougas, Ignition Point of Roofing Material, and Joshua Gabriel, Where Does Oil Hide? Earning purple ribbons at the Strasburg Science Fair are, back row, left to right, Taylor Krumm with her project, Rust Buster; Kellie Tougas with Forensics: Testing for Lead; Adam Schaefbauer, How Much Can Wood Expand and Shrink?; Logan Kramer, How Temperature Affects the Peroxide Enzyme, and Adam Hulm, Which Fabric Softener Retains the Most Water; front, Amber Haak, Do Worms Matter?; Sarah Eberle, Bacteria from Within; Katie Baumgartner, Effect of Yeast With Aeration; Brady Tougas, Ignition Point of Roofing Material, and Joshua Gabriel, Where Does Oil Hide? Freshmen: Brody Nieuwsma, red; Aaron Leier, red; MyKira Vetsch, red; Darek Keller, blue; Ty Moser, red; Alissa Leier, red; Heather Schneider, red; Miranda Scherr, red; Shantel Lang, blue; Riley Ellingson, red; Andrew Hulm, certificate in environmental science and purple; Adam Schaefbauer, purple, andArtie Voller, blue.


Sophomore Katie Baumgartner won outstanding project for her grade level with Effect of Yeast with Aeration. Sophomore Katie Baumgartner won outstanding project for her grade level with Effect of Yeast with Aeration. Sophomores: Jordan Nieuwsma, blue; Chad Osborne, red; Megan Reis, blue; Anthony Roth, red; Faith Haak, red; Hope Krumm, certifi- cate in chemistry and blue; Logan Kramer, certificate in biochemistry and purple; Michelle Keller, certificate in plant science and blue; Robin Mosset, red; Sarah Gabriel, certificate in microbiology and blue; Courtney Bubach, certificate in medicine and health and blue; Ashley Tougas, certificate in chemistry and blue; Brittany Moser, red; Kendall Scherr, red, and Katie Baumgartner, purple.

Seniors: Kellie Tougas, certificate in chemistry and purple.



Blue ribbon winners are, back row, left to right, Artie Voller for his project, Light It Up; Courtney Bubach, Part II: Electrolyte Challenge; Michelle Keller, Red Radishes; Ashley Tougas, Cooking Oil Removers; Jordan Nieuwsma, Clean ’em; Darek Keller, Is Permanent Marker Really Permanent?; Hope Krumm, How Temperature Affects the Catalase Enzyme; and Lorrene Schiermeister, Palmistry; front, Sarah Gabriel, The Effects of Various Disinfectants on Bacteria; Savannah Rohrich, Which Breed of Cattle Has the Most Protein in Their Milk?; Megan Reis, Got Stains, Clean It Up; Katherine Theisgen, What Affect Do Coffee Grounds Have on Growing Plants?; Victorya Dykema, The Affects of Colored Light, and Kasey Vetsch, Do the Eyes Have It? Blue ribbon winners are, back row, left to right, Artie Voller for his project, Light It Up; Courtney Bubach, Part II: Electrolyte Challenge; Michelle Keller, Red Radishes; Ashley Tougas, Cooking Oil Removers; Jordan Nieuwsma, Clean ’em; Darek Keller, Is Permanent Marker Really Permanent?; Hope Krumm, How Temperature Affects the Catalase Enzyme; and Lorrene Schiermeister, Palmistry; front, Sarah Gabriel, The Effects of Various Disinfectants on Bacteria; Savannah Rohrich, Which Breed of Cattle Has the Most Protein in Their Milk?; Megan Reis, Got Stains, Clean It Up; Katherine Theisgen, What Affect Do Coffee Grounds Have on Growing Plants?; Victorya Dykema, The Affects of Colored Light, and Kasey Vetsch, Do the Eyes Have It?

Adam Hulm, a seventh grader, won the best project for his grade with his work, Which Fabric Retains the Most Water? Adam Hulm, a seventh grader, won the best project for his grade with his work, Which Fabric Retains the Most Water?

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