PURPLE RIBBON WINNERS — Makayla Barringer and Morgan VanDyke earned third place eighth grade Physical Science Team Overall with So You Think You Can Drive? Photo Courtesy of Monica Tomayer
The UMS science fair team brought home many awards from this year’s Regional Science Fair, held in Great Falls on Feb. 20.
Sixty-five science students representing thirty-seven projects attended from Utterback Middle School. They brought home 10 Merit Awards, 12 Purple Ribbons, and 7 Top Overall Fair Category winners.
These science students competed against 13 other towns in Montana. “This was an exceptional year for the science fair, commented UMS Science Instructor Monica Tomayer.
Students who earn an award, purple or blue ribbon are eligible to attend the State Science Fair in Missoula, on March 21-23.
Class B/C showcased the depth of its wrestling talent by winning a tournament-high eight championships at the 2nd annual Tournament of
Champions sponsored by the law firm of Hoyt and Blewett PLLC in Great Falls.
Class A followed with six Champions. Class AA’s lone champion was Dillon Mendenhall of Great Falls who upset Glasgow’s undefeated two-time State Champion, sophomore Luke Zeiger in the finals.
FINGER ROLL — Cowgirl senior Samantha Fagan gets the finger roll off a shot against Cut Bank in first round action of the 1B tourney in Shelby. Fagan tossed down six points and grabbed four boards in the 55-34 Conrad win. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
As the District 1B tourney got going in Shelby on Thursday, Conrad may have saved the best for last.
Sporting a 5-7 conference record the home ladies came in seeded fourth. Opening up with Cut Bank, the team may have put together their best game of the season.
The first round victim was Cut Bank and the Lady Wolves never had a chance.