r By Lana HiskeyrBroadcom 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:rDoppler Radar Flash Flood Detector.r1. Intel ISEF Finalist (Attends International Science & Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, PA)r2. Intel Excellence in Computer Science Awardr3. NASA Earth System Science Awardr4. Ricoh Sustainable Development Awardr5. Electrical & Computer Science (Engineering) – 1st Place
Jesse Shepherd, from Spanish Fork Junior High, won the following awards with his project:rThe Color of Egg Yolks Caused By the Absorption of Xanthophyll From Poultry Feeds.r1. Junior Division Grand Championr2. Broadcom MASTERS Competition Awardr3. Animal & Plant Sciences – 1st PlacerUVU Professor said the project should be published at a university.
Madison Holman, from Hobble Creek Elementary, won the following awards for herrproject: Which antacid neutralizes stomach acid the fastest?r1. Product Testing & Consumer Science – Grand Championr2. Broadcom MASTERS Competition Award
Trent Wilson, from Maple Ridge Elementary, won the following award for his project: Nature’s Flight School.rLife Science Category – Grand Champion
The Central Utah Science Fair Awards:r51 Awards given to Nebo Elementary Students,r40 Awards given to Nebo Junior High Students, andr3 Awards given to Nebo High School Students.