Five 6th graders and 5 teams of Vision Charter School juniors and seniors will be moving on to the State Invent Idaho competition, March 1st and 2nd at the University of Idaho in Moscow. The prizes were announced at the end of the Southwestern Regional Competition last Saturday, January 26th, held at JUMP in downtown Boise. Additionally, Mrs. Kara Evans was recognized as the Favorite Teacher, chosen by student voting.
Vision’s State participants will join those from Southeastern and Northern Idaho for a chance to attend the National Invention Convention. According to their website, Invent Idaho is the premier student invention program in the Northwest, having provided a forum for thousands of young inventors in grades one through eight since its inception in 1989.
The award winners:
Best of Category for Adaptation: Breanna Green
1st in Grades 5-6 Non-working Model: Morgan Bingham and Danya Chirinos
2nd in Grades 5-6 Non-working Model: Colter Jorgensen
2nd in Grades 5-6 Working Model: Jolie Martin
1st in HS Adaptation: Erik Blair, Kaelyn Rippy, and Zach Baggerly
1st in HS Working Model: Carleigh Newton, Alex Harrold, Ty Collins, and Xavier McDougall
1st in HS Non-working Model: Makindra Green and Kaitlyn Hansen
2nd in HS Non-working Model: Justin Allcott, Dallin Vollmer, and Ian Capell
3rd in HS Non-working Model: Paige Busmann, Sunnie Wykert, and Josh Dunham