Science fair winners from across the Hesperia Unified School District met and competed in the district-wide science fair on March 6, held at Hesperia High School.

Kindergarten:

1st place: Savannah Camp, Krystal Elementary School, "Up, up and away"
2nd place: Wendi Shaffer, Kingston Elementary School, "Do flowers drink?"
3rd place: Kodi Schnoor, Krystal Elementary School, "Time for an apple"

1st grade:

1st place: Tyler Gorsuch, Krystal Elementary School, "Rosie and the amazing race"
2nd place: Payton Swift, Krystal Elementary School, "The human lung"
3rd place: Dom Arellano, Krystal Elementary School, "Soda or water"

2nd grade:

1st place: Ariana Varela, Maple Elementary School, "Color recognition"
2nd place: Brandon Bunting, Krystal Elementary School, "The big dig"
3rd place: Cassidy Smith, Mesquite Trails Elementary School, "What natural fertilizer works best?"

3rd grade:

1st place: Xavier Downey, Lime Street Elementary School, "Sweating the score"
2nd place: Isaias Bravo, Krystal Elementary School, "Humpty - caged or free range?"
3rd place: Kayla Spruill, Topaz Elementary School, "Will bananas brown faster on counter or refrigerator?"

4th grade:

1st place: Andy Hines, Hollyvale Elementary School, "Mozart or Metallica"
2nd place: Devin DeStefano, Cottonwood Elementary School, "Mix it up"
3rd place: Andy Stokes, Cypress Academy, "Just sprout it"

5th grade:

1st place: Catie Williams, Maple Elementary School, "Reduce, reuse, recycle"
2nd place: Isabel Moreno, Topaz Elementary School, "A fish's view"
3rd place: Zoe Jackson, Juniper Elementary School, "What textile is safer"

6th grade:

1st place: Sarah Lockhart, Krystal Elementary School, "What's the splatter?"
2nd place: Kayla Matzek, Krystal Elementary School, "Ibuprofen experiment"
3rd place: Sophia La'Rocca, Krystal Elementary School, "The eggcellent dome"

7th grade:

1st place: Tyler Peterson, Ranchero Middle School, "Most useful glue"
2nd place: Thomas Sedlak, Ranchero Middle School, "Watts the big idea"
3rd place: Elizabeth Smith, Hesperia Junior High School, "Which bean absorbs the most water?"

8th grade:

1st place; Nicole McGowan, Ranchero Middle School, "Attack of the Killer Cleaners"
2nd place: Mark Melendez, Ranchero Middle School, "Ant attack"
3rd place: Kimberly Jones, Ranchero Middle School, "Nothing but net"

9th-12th grade:

1st place: Kristine McGowan and Codi McMillam, Hesperia High School, "The arch bridge"
2nd place: Jesse Garcia and Melanie Cristianos, Canyon Ridge High School, "Does caffeine affect your blood pressure?"
3rd place: Michelle Douk, Nathaniel Payne, Kathy Tran, Hesperia High School, "Suspension"