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Photo provided by Linda Faller Joiner -- The Annual Science Fair at Hammond Westside Montessori was Feb 3. Top winners at the school fair competed in the regional fair Feb. 18-19. Fifth-graders Samuel Bell and Adam DeArmond won second place at the school fair and first place at the regional fair.

The annual science fair at Hammond Westside Montessori was held Feb. 3 for fifth- and sixth-graders.

The students applied the scientific method to conduct independent or group research. The results of each student’s or group’s research was presented in a schoolwide science fair.

Students who placed first, second or third at the school-level fair went on to the regional competition, which was held at Southeastern Louisiana University on Feb. 18-19.

Winners of the school science fair were:

Sixth grade: Demetriane Anderson, first place; Noah Holman and Taylor Crawford, second; and Devaki Williams and Jaquan Livers, third.

Fifth grade: Corey “C.J.” Boice, first; Samuel Bell and Adam DeArmond, second; Izebella Russell, third.

Winners in the Elementary Division at the Regional Science Fair were Bell and DeArmond, first place; Holman and Crawford, second; Boice, second; Nathan Gendron, third; Russell, third; Anderson, third; and Williams and Livers, honorable mention.