The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was the site Thursday for the 2013 Science Fair Exposition, where ninth-grader Jacob Andersen of Ridgway Christian School won Best of Fair for his project āPlant vs. Oil: A Study of Phytoremediation in Arkansas Aquatic Plants.ā
The competition at UAPBāS health, phyiscal education and recreation complex attracted nearly 200 students in grades seven through 12 from schools throughout the region in spite of the cold, stormy weather conditions Thursday morning.
Participating schools included White Hall High School; Dollarway High School; Watson Chapel Junior High School; Jack Robey Junior High School; Pine Bluff High School; Stuttgart High School; Ridgway Christian School; Little Rock Central High School; Little Rock Fair High School; Mabelvale Magnet School; and Dunbar Middle School.
Billy Huggins, a judge at the science fair looks over and scores the entries from high school students from around the region during the 2013 Science Fair Exposition held at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB).
Jacob Andersen, a ninth grader at Ridgway Christian School, wins Best of Fair at the 2013 Science Fair Exposition at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Thursday for his entry āPlant vs. Oil: A Study of Phytoremediation in Arkansas Aquatic Plants.ā