2017-02-15 / Campus

ECMS students participate in science fair


Kyndall Brownlee, state qualifier. Kyndall Brownlee, state qualifier. Early County Middle School took 64 students to the Darton Regional Science Fair Feb. 3. Thirty-two awards were awarded to ECMS students.

First place awards went to Amber Craft, Aysha Vickers, Kyndall Brownlee, Angela Watson, Charlye Allen, Jane Anne Smith and Payne Murphree.

Second place awards went to Audria Knight, Brandon Cook, Shy’Neshia Salter, Selena Chapman, Rand McDonald, Tanner Williams, Dylan Hatton, Olivia Lee, and Andrew Caudill.

Third place awards went to Ka’Tahjah Davis, Cedric McClendon, Tyler Williams and Landon Simpson.

Charlye Allen earned Grand Award in Junior Division.

Other students received special recognition from various organizations and corporations. Projects must meet specific guidelines to earn these awards.

Jane Anne Smith received the American Meterological Society Award and the Association for Women Geoscientists Award.


Charlye Allen, state qualifer. Charlye Allen, state qualifer. Charlye Allen was awarded the Arizona State University Walton Sustainability Solutions Award and the United States Navy/United States Marine Corps Award.

The Georgia Power Energy Award was presented to Shantira Barnum.

Shy’Nesiahia Salter received the Thronateeska Heritage Foundation, Earth and Space Science Award.

Receiving other recognitions from the armed services were Makayla Timpson, United States Air Force Award; Kyndall Brownlee, United States Navy/United States Marine Corps Award; and Shaniah Tolbert, United States Navy/United States Marine Corps Award.

The administration, teachers and staff are so proud of these students and all of the recognition that they received.

Charlye Allen and Kyndall Brownlee both qualified for the 69th Georgia Science and Engineering Fair in Athens, Ga., March 30 through April 1.

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