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St. Mary tops at Science Fair

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

St. Mary School DeKalb students participated in the annual Science Fair sponsored by Illinois Junior Academy of Science.

Receiving IJAS Region V Outstanding State Finalist blue ribbons and certificates were Martine Alger, Alexander Federici, Tom Hannon, Cameron Pedersen, Anna Dudziak and Aidan Witthoff.

Three students also received special honors. Best in Category awards were granted to Cameron Pedersen in Earth Science/Environmental Science and Aidan Witthoff in Behavioral Science. These categories have many Junior High School and High School student competitors.

The highly coveted Broadcom MASTERS Award, given to rising stars in Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering, was presented to three students – Martine Alger, Cameron Pedersen and Aidan Witthoff. They are among 300 semifinalists, 30 of which will be awarded an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to compete in the Broadcom MASTERS Finals.

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