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February 10, 2017


High School students take part in Math & Science Day


High School students take part in Math & Science DayMore than 100 students and sponsors took part in the Math & Science Day events Wednesday at Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City.

Schools in attendance were: Ark City High School, Chaparral, Deer Creek (OK), Norwich, Oxford, South Haven, West Elk, and Woodland (OK).

The format of the competition consisted of the construction of scientific apparatus testing the skills of the creators (in teams of two) and a scholastic competition for those knowledgeable in the scientific fields.

Eight seniors won first place in the events and were offered a Natural Science tuition scholarship to Cowley College

Scholastic testing winners:

Algebra – Tie 1st place: Albany Blackburn – Deer Creek-Lamont HS and Braydon Hull – Oxford HS
Biology – 1st place – Darren Boydston – Norwich HS
Chemistry – 1st place – Albany Blackburn – Deer Creek-Lamont HS
Geometry – 1st place – Sara Branson – Norwich
Physics/Physical Science – 1st place – Angela Perkins – West Elk HS

Apparatus Event winners:

CSI – 1st place – Chevis Cowdin, Braydon Hull – Oxford HS
          2nd place – Angela Perkins, Faith Weber – West Elk HS
          3rd place – Kaitlynn Harrison – Chaparral HS

Puzzlefest – 1st place – Trent Poe – Norwich HS
                      2nd place – William McClendon – West Elk HS
                      3rd place – Chase VanDegrift – West Elk HS

Write It/Build It – 1st place – Angela Perkins, Faith Weber, William Young – West Elk HS
                                2nd place – Shaylyn Ballard, Andy Resendiz – Chaparral HS
                                3rd place – Austin Taylor, Austin Wheat – Deer Creek-Lamont HS

Toothpick Towers – 1st Place – Daniel Blanco – ACHS
                                    2nd place – Diego Dos Santos, Taran Taylor
                                    3rd place – Haley Smith

Students as Teachers Demonstrations – Winners- Darren Boydston, Cody Hare – Norwich HS