2013-04-18 / Top News

Strasburg students advance to International Science Fair

By Terri Lang


Advancing to the International Science Fair in Arizona with their advisor Mr. Bill Malaski are Kellie Tougas, Matthew Schaefbauer and Shantel Lang. Advancing to the International Science Fair in Arizona with their advisor Mr. Bill Malaski are Kellie Tougas, Matthew Schaefbauer and Shantel Lang. Three students from Strasburg High School will be joining students from all over the world at the International Science Fair in Phoenix, Ariz., May 13-17. Seniors Kellie Tougas and Matthew Schaefbauer and Freshman Shantel Lang will board a bus on May 10 with several students from North Dakota who advanced to Internationals during the State Science Fair in Grand Forks on April 4 and 5.

The three students were chosen to represent the Southwest Central Region. Tougas and Schaefbauer, first and second respectively, received gold plaques in the senior division and will present their projects at Internationals. Lang was chosen as an alternate and will be an observer at the International Science Fair.

Tougas also received an $18,000 scholarship from Jamestown College. Schaefbauer brought home several awards, including a $14,000 scholarship from Jamestown College, $200 INTEL computer and science award, $25 U.S.ArmyAward and U.S. Air Force prizes.


Holly Krumm and Adam Hulm also received awards at the State Science Fair in Grand Forks on April 4 and 5. Holly Krumm and Adam Hulm also received awards at the State Science Fair in Grand Forks on April 4 and 5. Also at the State Science Fair, Senior Holly Krumm received the $50 UND Outstanding Computer Science Project Award, $100 UND Outstanding Mathematics Science Project Award and a $500 UND scholarship.

Seventh grader Adam Hulm received the ASM Materials Education Foundation medallion and certificate.

Other Strasburg students who advanced to the State Science Fair in Grand Forks are Logan Kramer, Katie Baumgartner, Megan Reis, Michelle Keller, Sarah Eberle,Andrew Hulm, Courtney Bubach and Taylor Krumm.

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