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Photo provided by SHELISA PERRY -- First-place Science Fair winners at Hammond Westside Montessor, first row from left, are Lar’Quisha Elzy, Zenisha Cousain Cory Boast and Coreyanna Butler; and second row are second-place winners Kameron Adams-Little, Abhi Chadha, Ja’Niya Cousain, Jamar Daniels and Tauria Cooper; and third row are third-place winners Morgan Showers, Aliya Williams, Stephanie Baker, and Charneshia Watkins.

Sixth-grade students in science class at Hammond Westside Montesorri conduct a science experiment.

The students also worked on their Science Fair projects. Student projects covered a variety of topics, from “Understanding the Effects of Secondhand Smoke” to “Creating Mechanical Hands That Can Pick Up Objects.”

These students conducted research, formed a hypothesis, and tested their experiments.