Wewahitchka High students recognized at regional science fair

Published: Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 09:47 AM.

Two Wewahitchka Jr./Sr. High School students recently were honored during the Three Rivers Regional Science Fair in Panama City.

Shelby Wood, who won first place in the WHS science fair last year, competed at the regional level and was selected to compete in the state competition. Wood also won first place in this year’s WHS fair and competed in the regional fair. She won third overall in the Biological Sciences category and one special award: Olive Leaves for Excellence in Science. Shelby is a senior.

Cordale Green is a newcomer and a sophomore. He won second place in the WHS fair. Green traveled to the regional fair and won seccond overall in the Physical Sciences category and three special awards: The United States Army Award, The Office of Naval Research Naval Science Award, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Emerald Coast Chapter Award for demonstrating exceptional understanding of unmanned systems of scientific or engineering principles.

Both students have been selected as delegates for the state fair. Only seven senior high students were selected to represent Three Rivers and two were from Gulf County.

The state competition will be March 26-28 in Lakeland.

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