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Mason PUD 3 Awards Students for Electricity-Related Science Projects

Mason PUD 3 Awards Students for Electricity-Related Science Projects

by Mason PUD 3 on

March 17, 2018

Three electricity-related science fair projects earned special prizes from PUD 3.

PUD 3's Justin Holzgrove and Chris Jorgensen pose with this year's special category winners, (L-to-R) Malaki Matthew, Brooke Billingsley, and Oden Halverson. Justin and Chris were also joined by Koral Miller (not pictured) for judging duties.

Brooke demonstrated how a generator works by using magnets and a copper coil in her projet "LED Shake Up".

Oden and his project "Is Your Home Warm?" tested the effectiveness of four different types of insualtion.

Malaki's project, "Solar Output vs Thermal Resistance" looked at how solar panel efficiency is affected by temperature.

(SHELTON, WA) -- Three local students received trophies and cash awards from Mason PUD 3 for their electricity-related projects at Skookum Rotary's March 17, 2018 Mason County Science Fair.

  1. The $50 first place award went to Brooke Billingsley (Grade 5, Mt. View Elementary) for her project titled “LED Shake Up.”

  2. The $35 second place award went to Oden Halverson (Grade 5, Evergreen Elementary) for his project titled “Is Your Home Warm?”

  3. The $25 third place award went to Malaki Matthew (Grade 5 Mt. View Elementary) for his project titled “Solar Output vs. Thermal Resistance.”

PUD 3’s education committee is pleased to reward outstanding students in Mason County who are committed to learning about the important role that electricity plays in our daily lives. The PUD is especially pleased that Skookum Rotary has taken a leadership role in encouraging local scholars in their scientific pursuits.