All first- and second-place winners of the 2015 Region 8 Science Fair in February at Southeastern Louisiana University will advance to the state science fair later this spring at Louisiana State University.

This year’s Region 8 Science Fair was sponsored by Cleco Power, Shell Oil Company, Entergy, Valero St. Charles Refinery and the Kinder Morgan Foundation.

Winners from Tangipahoa Parish

Senior Division (Grades 9-12)

Southeastern Math Science Upward Bound: Cameron Widner, honorable mention, behavioral and social science; Makayla Dantzler and Cecelia Butera, honorable mention, chemistry; and Lily Tanner, third, plant sciences.

Junior Division

Hammond Eastside Magnet School: Taylor Kinchen, third, animal science; Madison Greer, second, engineering; and Garrett Sanders, first, medicine and health sciences.

Hammond Junior High Magnet School: Hailey Ingram, honorable mention, behavioral and social science; Darryl Johnson, honorable mention, chemistry; and Lance Quinney, second, medicine and health sciences.

Hammond Westside Montessori: Kiauna Conley, Jinnia Saing and Dykia Williams, first, behavioral and social science; Cameron Hambrick, Edgard Bravo and Nicholas Washington, honorable mention, Earth and planetary science.