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Academy students win awards at science fair

Several Oregon Trail Academy students recently competed in the middle school state science fair at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.

There were 345 projects entered in the competition and OTA earned four awards.

In chemistry, an honorable mention went to sixth-graders Grace Kulla, Iris Thompson and Rory Wood for their rocketry project.

In engineering, an honorable mention went to seventh-graders Soren Ofstie and Tamzyn Pendleton for their project “The Purr-Fect Cat.”

In behavioral science, a third-place prize went to sixth-graders Ella Andersen and Lindsey Wells for their project “Natural and Unnatural Food Dye According To Personal Preference.”

In engineering, a second-place prize went to eighth-grader Anneka Wedell for “EZ Mattress Pad.”

Garden Expo canceled

The fundraiser for the Sandy High School senior all night party and the high school’s Business Club’s spring home and garden expo, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 30, has been canceled.