Mikael Kuhlmann, right, CCS junior, is decked out in an elf costume. He investigated how energy drinks affect blood pressure and heart rate. Kuhlmann demonstrates a wrist monitor he made to judge Angie Paisley, center, and CCS graduate Josie Peterson. (Johnson Publications photo)
Judge Dale Schilke, left, and Kayla Schilke, CCS graduate, are listening to Brendan Pump, seventh grade, present his theory on the “Hottest Time of Day.” (Johnson Publications photo)
CCS science fair draws good number of onlookers
The Chase County Schools’ (CCS) science fair exhibited a large variety of subjects by CCS science students last Thursday.
Parents and interested citizens visited the science displays throughout the morning.
The middle school judges for this year’s competition were Shane Gerhartz, Eric Gonzalez, Dale Schilke and Jim Graham.
High school judges were Angie Paisley, Nadine Bishop, Kathleen Bartels and Tim Strand.
This year, several college students who recently graduated from CCS shadowed the judges, said Kim Wilson, high school science teacher/electric car advisor.
The CCS graduates were Kayla Schilke, Mindy Castle, Jack Bauerle and Josie Peterson, Bryce Zuege, Caine Haarberg and Kadyn Milner.
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