2013-03-21 / Top News

Linton students advance to State Science Fair


Linton seventh-grader Mya Vetter advanced to the State Science Fair with her project, “Men Versus Women-A Statistical Analysis of Marketing.” Linton seventh-grader Mya Vetter advanced to the State Science Fair with her project, “Men Versus Women-A Statistical Analysis of Marketing.” Two Linton seventh grade students advanced to the State Science Fair, and another was selected as an alternate for the State Science Fair, after receiving blue ribbons at the Northwest Central and Southwest Central Region Science Fair at Mandan High School on March 13.

Mya Vetter and Brooke Vander Laan received blue ribbons for their projects in the Region Science Fair, and will represent Linton Public School at the State Science & Engineering Fair, which will he held April 3-5, on the campus of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.

Vetter’s project is entitled “MenVersusWomen—AStatistical Analysis of Marketing.” She received a Broadcom MASTERS Program Award, which is presented to the top 10 junior division (grades 6-8) projects, and she also received an American Psychological Association Award for Best Behavioral and Social Sciences Project. The APA Award is presented as recognition for outstanding research in psychology under the category of behavioral and social sciences. Mya is the daughter of Andrew and Kristen Vetter.


Brooke Vander Laan, a seventh-grader at Linton Middle School, advanced to the State Science Fair with her project, “Acid Reactions.” Brooke Vander Laan, a seventh-grader at Linton Middle School, advanced to the State Science Fair with her project, “Acid Reactions.” Vander Laan’s project is entitled “Acid Reactions.” She received a Broadcom MASTERS Program Award, which is presented to the top 10 junior division (grades 6-8) projects. Brooke is the daughter of Chad and Meg Vander Laan.

Sierra Bosch received a red ribbon for her project entitled “Enamel Chewer.” Bosch is an alternate, and can compete in the State Science Fair should the winner in her category be unable to attend. Sierra is the daughter of Bruce and Dixie Bosch.


Linton seventh-grader Sierra Bosch was awarded a red ribbon at the Region Science Fair for her project, “Enamel Chewer.” Bosch is an alternate to take her project to the State Science and Engineering Fair in Grand Forks. Linton seventh-grader Sierra Bosch was awarded a red ribbon at the Region Science Fair for her project, “Enamel Chewer.” Bosch is an alternate to take her project to the State Science and Engineering Fair in Grand Forks. Riley Mattheis of Linton was recognized at the Region Science Fair for having the Best Earth Science Project. His project was entitled “B-R-R-R, It’s Cold.” Riley is the son of Ross and Jami Mattheis, and the late Terra Mattheis.

Other Linton students competing at the Northwest Central and Southwest Central Region Science Fair were Craig Brindle (son of Alan and Bobbie Jo Brindle), Cassie Gefroh (daughter of Derald and Nancy Gefroh), Brandon Murphy (son of Charles and Candia Murphy), and Rylee Kelsch (daughter of Bryon and Wendy Kelsch).

Mrs. Rhea Flyberg and Mrs. Annette Pavlicek are the advisors for the Linton Science Fair.

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