HAMMOND — Winners in the 2018 Region 8 Science Fair at Southeastern Louisiana University on Feb. 2 recently were announced. 

All first and second place regional winners will advance to the state science fair later this spring at Louisiana State University.

This year’s Region 8 Science Fair was sponsored by Valero.

Area Science Fair winners, listed by division and school, were:


HAMMOND HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL: Nicholas Kudr, third, engineering mechanics.

SOUTHEASTERN MATH SCIENCE UPWARD BOUND: Steven Nguyen, honorable mention, animal science; Jackson Branch, first, cellular and molecular biology, Lourigan Denton, second, cellular and molecular biology; Makayla Dantzler, honorable mention, cellular and molecular biology.


COURTNEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL: Kendall May, first, behavioral and social science; Ian Hoover, third, biomedical and health; Daniel Wall, second, chemistry; Rylie Jenkins, third, environmental sciences; Jasmine Barlow and Kennadie Cox, second, microbiology; and Chloe Blissett, third, physics and astronomy.

GREENVILLE PARK LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: Jamal Hing, honorable mention, engineering mechanics.

HAMMOND EASTSIDE MAGNET: Malia Robertson, honorable mention, biomedical and health.

HAMMOND WESTSIDE MONTESSORI: Samuel Bell, Adam Dearmond and Aaron Ward, third, behavioral and social science; and Nathan Gendron, second, computer science.

SOUTHEASTERN LABORATORY SCHOOL: Shane Gardner, Jr., third, animal science; Hannah Jackson and Leah Mapes, honorable mention, animal science, Severn Doughty, third, computer science; William Brown, second, physics and astronomy; and Bryan Worthen, third, plant sciences.

TRAFTON ACADEMY: Evyn Schrio, honorable mention, behavioral and social science; Seth Danz, honorable mention, biochemistry; Timothy Lacoste and Samuel Kilbride, honorable mention, environmental sciences.