SCIENCE STUDENTS OF SUMTER COUNTY SCHOOLS WIN AT REGIONAL SCIENCE FAIR AT DARTON COLLEGE COMPETITION.
SCIENCE WINNERF FROM AMERICUS-SUMTER HIGH SOUTH CAMPUS
SCIENCE STUDENTS OF SUMTER COUNTY SCHOOLS WIN AT REGIONAL SCIENCE FAIR AT DARTON COLLEGE COMPETITION. Recently, 11 students from Americus-Sumter High School South campus entered the Regional Science competition at Darton College in Albany, Georgia. Over 600 students from school districts in southwest Georgia competed. Two students from Americus-Sumter High South campus, Mathew Baldwin and Crystal Busbee placed in the competition. Baldwin's project, "Clean Water, Clean Choice," won 3rd place. With her project, “Sleep Deprivation," Crystal Busbee placed 2nd in the regional event. Prerana Kumar, a 6th grader from Sumter County Middle School won third place with her project, “Farming our Earth.” The criteria for judging were creative ability, scientific thought/engineering goals, thoroughness, skill and clarity.
"I am quite proud of these students. The competition was tough and placement by two of our students indicated that our science program at Americus-Sumter High South Campus, not only exposes students to accelerated scientific information but we instill the desire to compete with other students in Southwest Georgia," said, Science Teacher, Mrs. Pushpa Rajan.
In the Media Center of Americus-Sumter High South Campus, Regional Science Winners gather. From left, Crystal Busbee, Mrs. Hattie Ferguson, Matt Baldwin and Mrs. Rajan.