Winners of nationwide student chemistry competition announced

Winners of a nationwide K-12 poster competition depicting "The Joy of Toys!" were announced by the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society, at its recent spring meeting in Atlanta, Ga. The competition is part of National Chemistry Week, sponsored annually each October by the Society. Each winner received a $100 gift certificate for Amazon.com and each second-place winner received a $50 gift certificate for Amazon.com.

Poster – Grades K-2
First-place winner
Marissa Hohman
Second grader at The Independence School in Newark, Del.

Second-place winner
Travis Bartholome
Second grader at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School in Richwood, Texas

Poster – Grades 3-4
First-place winner
Jeanette Lawrence
Fourth grader at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Oshkosh, Wis.

Second-place winner
Taylor Fuechec
Fourth grader at St. Philip School in El Campo, Texas

Poster – Grades 5-8
First-place winner
Daniar Listyasari
Eighth grader at First Colony Middle School in Sugar Land, Texas

Second-place winner
Reisha Sakauye
Sixth grader at Kapolei Middle School in Kapolei, Hawaii

Poster – Grades 9-12
First-place winner
Andrew Gomez
Eleventh grader at Lodi High School in Lodi, N.J.

Second-place winner
Alyssa Wang
Tenth grader at Allen D. Nease High School in St. Augustine, Fla.

The theme for the 2006 National Chemistry Week, October 22-28, is "Your Home – It’s All Built on Chemistry!"

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