Events & Awards
The American Chemistry Society's Poetry Competition: 2019-2020
Laura Almada: 2nd Place - 6th - 9th grade category. .
James Klopfenstein: Honorable Mention - 6th - 9th grade category. .
Athena Nastasia: 1st Place (3rd - 5th over all grade category - poem was submitted for judging in the National Contest - did not place in the 3rd-5th grade category National Contest) for taking first place for the Central Arizona section and keep up the talent and inspirations for the Illustrated Poetry Contest in April.
Kadyn Hysong: 2nd Place - 3rd - 5th grade category - .
Campbell Reader: 3rd Place - 3rd - 5th grade category - .
Alexa King and Isabella Maxie: Honorable Mention - 3rd - 5th grade category. .
This year's theme was "Sticking with Chemistry"
Benchmark Writers Sweet Success!
Recently, writers from 4th- 6th grade submitted entries in the Regional American Chemical Society contest. The theme for the National Chemistry Week illustrated poem was
"The Sweet Side of Chemistry
The winners were:
In the 3rd -5th grade Category:
1st Place Sofie and Cameron
2nd Place Kennan
3rd Place (tie) Hanna & Brynley
In the 6th-8th grade Category:
1st Place Shayna
3rd Place (tie) Aiden & Tara
Sofie and Shayna's first place entries have been sent to Washington DC to compete in the National American Chemical Society Contest. Good luck Sofie and Shayna! Congratulations to all the winners.