District 148 celebrates Science Fair winners

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EZEKIEL LODGE #38 representatives Jeffrey Chapman and Billy Brown pose with Dolton West School District 148 Grade 4 Science Fair winners. The organization was among those that honored and presented gifts to the District’s top 2018-19 Science Fair winners.

Dolton West School District 148 students have earned accolades for their achievements in science.

Six Grade 4 students and three junior high school students were recently recognized by the District 148 School Board and other organizations for collecting top honors at their school Science Fairs.

“We are proud of each of our Science Fair winners and congratulate them on becoming champions. We encourage all District 148 students to always be inquisitive, to explore and make new discoveries,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kevin J. Nohelty.

The District’s Grade 4 Science Fair winners and the top-scoring Junior High Science Fair champions explained their winning science projects during the Board’s recent meeting. Each student received a gift bag, a certificate of recognition and commendations from the Board. Gifts also were presented to the students by members of Ezekiel Lodge #38, the Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, and current and former League of Women Voters representatives.

Among the students recognized were: Jaleil B., Adefolahan A., Amani D.E., Demetrius W., Meelah T., Jadaiah A., Mikalah P., Kyla H. and Shatiasha T.

These students were chosen to represent their school and explain their project during the Board meeting.

District 148 applauds these outstanding students and all of those who participated in the Science Fairs!

The District also will be well-represented at the Region 9 Illinois Junior Academy of science Regional Science Fair at North Central College in Naperville. Members of the District 148 Regional Science Fair Team include Mikalah P., Kyla H., Shatiasha T., Kaiyah G., Lilibeth T., Mikilah P., Rere S., Janiya M., Amayah B., Tyronne W., Alexandria F., Ivan T., Elijah W., Dishon S., Izaiah G., Malachi A. and Shaunti J.

District 148 serves approximately 2,290 students and their families in sections of Dolton, Riverdale, Harvey and South Holland. The District has one early childhood center, six elementary schools and three junior high schools.

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