LBMS 8th Grader Takes Science Award


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Lee Burneson Middle School eighth grader Miranda Li won a second place prize in the 61st Annual Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair held March 11 at Cleveland State University.

Miranda won second place in Health/Medicine under the Biological Science category for her project “If You Are What You Eat, Then Are Your Teeth What You Chew?” Her research examined what natural foods are the best to whiten stained teeth.

Miranda completed the project under the guidance of Honors Physical Science teacher Dan Berkheimer.

The fair was open to students in grades 7-12 from Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit counties. About 600 students from more than 80 schools set up science fair displays, discuss their projects with 260+ judges and compete for prizes. Students compete in nine categories subdivided by grade levels and for special awards and cash prizes.


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