Local students in grades fifth through seventh garnered top awards at the Montana Tech Regional Science and Engineering fair held March 12 in Butte.
Kalispell Middle School seventh-grader Dyson Linden, who placed in the top 10, received an all-expenses-paid, five-day trip to the Montana Learning Center in Helena. He also received a special awards from Broadcom MASTERS.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks special awards went to: Amanda Leonard, a Bigfork Elementary School fifth-grader; Elania Dorr, a Glacier Gateway Elementary fifth-grader; and Keanu Ng, a Kalispell Middle School seventh-grader.
Glacier Gateway Elementary fifth-grader Kira Shanks received the Dr. Wilbur Held Memorial award.
Local results are as follows:
• Bigfork Elementary: Amanda Leonard, Zachary Flink and Ione Plummer.
• Glacier Gateway Elementary: Elaina Dorr and Aubrey Smith.
• Hedges Elementary: Thomas Bertram, Fenton Liebe-Cohen and Silas Young.
• Stillwater Christian School: Emma Anderson and Devon Hammond.
Kalispell Middle School: Dyson Linden.
• Bigfork Elementary: Michael Furshong and Nicolas Gustavson.
• Glacier Gateway: Elementary Kira Shanks
• Columbia Falls Jr. High: Boone Shanks.
• Glacier Gateway Elementary School: Merell Cooley and Findley Dezzani.
• Trinity Lutheran School: Belle Schwartz, Katy Bitney, Rylee Glimm and Laynee Vessar.
• Kalispell Middle School: Keanu Ng.
Reporter Hilary Matheson may be reached at 758-4431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.