Lana Hiskey

Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars), is the premier science and engineering competition for middle school students.

Society affiliated science fairs around the country nominate the top 10% of 6th, 7th and 8th grade participants to enter this prestigious competition. After submitting the online application, 300 top projects are selected and 30 finalists present their research projects and compete in team hands-on STEM challenges to demonstrate their skills in critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity.

Ammon Wallace, from Salem Junior High, won the following awards for his project:
Doppler Radar Flash Flood Detector.
1. Intel ISEF Finalist (Attends International Science & Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, PA)
2. Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award
3. NASA Earth System Science Award
4. Ricoh Sustainable Development Award
5. Electrical & Computer Science (Engineering) - 1st Place

Jesse Shepherd, from Spanish Fork Junior High, won the follow awards with his project:
The Color of Egg Yolks Caused By the Absorption of Xanthophyll From Poultry Feeds.
1. Junior Division Grand Champion
2. Broadcom MASTERS Competition Award
3. Animal & Plant Sciences - 1st Place
UVU Professor said project should be published at a university.

Madison Holman, from Hobble Creek Elementary, won the following awards for her
project: Which antacid neutralizes stomach acid the fastest?
1. Product Testing & Consumer Science - Grand Champion
2. Broadcom MASTERS Competition Award

Trent Wilson, from Maple Ridge Elementary, won the following award for his project: Nature's Flight School.
Life Science Category - Grand Champion

The Central Utah Science Fair Awards:
51 Awards given to Nebo Elementary Students, 
40 Awards given to Nebo Junior High Students, and
3 Awards given to Nebo High School Students.

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