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Forum News Service, Published February 16 2013

Moorhead student wins science fair, trip to INTEL fair

MOORHEAD – Park Christian School junior Amy Anfinrud finished first overall at the Regional Science Fair held recently at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Anfinrud won a trip to the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair this May in Phoenix.

Other winners from PCS were:

• INTEL ICEF Observer: Sophomore Lexi Madlom, second place overall.

Madlom won a trip to

I-SWEEEP, an international science fair that focuses on energy, engineering and environmental projects.

Madlom also won individual awards from American Meteorological Society; National Society of Engineers; Association of Women Geoscientists; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Minnesota Fisheries (second place); and the Stockholm Junior Water Prize, which she shared with freshman Jake O’Neill.

• High School Paper competition: Jake O’Neill (qualifying for state Junior Science and Humanities Symposia), first place.

• Junior High Paper competition: Eighth-grader Sarah Herlihy (qualifying for state paper competition), first place.

• Students invited to present at the Minnesota State Science Fair April 7-9 in Bloomington: Anfinrud; Madlom; O’Neill; Herlihy; Dan Stone, sophomore; Josiah Militzer, sophomore; Brock Aamodt, seventh grade; and Jared Motschenbacher, eighth grade.

• Other individual student awards for PCS students include: Motschenbacher, U.S. Metric Association Award; Aamodt, U.S. Public Health Award; and seventh-grader Isaac Sawchuk, eight-grader Carmen Albrecht, and eighth-grader Olson Langness, U.S. Air Force Award.

Aamodt, Motschenbacher and Albrecht also earned Broadcom Masters Awards.