Westview Middle School’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics School (STEMS) have become regular winners at the annual Invention Conventions held in Greenville. This year proved to be another successful year for STEMS students. For the sixth consecutive year, Westview’s students and staff returned home with several awards.
At an awards ceremony on Monday, March 6th, 12 STEMS students were recognized as winners. These students were:
Caroline Reed-Grand Champion
Maura Reier-2nd place winner for 6th grade
Ben Tiller-1st place winner for 6th grade
Peter Russell-3rd place for 7th grade
Tony Hackett- 2nd place for 7th grade
Cassie Peterson-1st place for 7th grade
Robert Tinkler-3rd place for 8th grade
Elizabeth Slimmer-1st place winner for 8th grade
Brycen Owens-Most Creative Award
JD Clegg- Most Innovative Award
Zackary Rhoden-Most Environmental Award
Maggie Jones- Best Health Advancement Award
Westview had 98 students from 6th, 7th, and 8th grade to compete in this year’s competition. However, 12 students’ projects stood out above the rest for their innovativeness, creativity, and imagination in solving everyday problems.
Each of the 12 winners returned home with numerous gift cards, sports tickets, and supplies. STEMS instructors Katie Davenport and Nicole Ouzts were also recognized at the event for all of their hard work and dedication.
“It is overwhelming to have so many students successful at this competition,” Glenn stated. “I am proud of our students and teachers for all of their hard work and dedication to this competition. They are the reason Westview returns home annually with so many awards.”