Keystone Middle School Science Fair

Keystone Middle School Science Fair
Posted on 03/23/2020

The Beckman science fair season began with the Keystone Middle School Science Fair on Thursday, March 12th.  The following students presented their research to teams of judges.


Kaitlyn Besler -  Perceptions of Peanut Butter Alternatives

Gabrielle Hoeger - Impacts of Corn Gluten, Geranium Tea, and Gibberellic Acid on Seed Germination

Haley Kluesner - Filling the Gallon: Does Maturity Affect Bovine Lactation

Madelyn Reiter - What Bugs the Bugs: an Evaluation of Natural and Commercial Insect Repellents

Kelly Snyder - Swimming in the Fast Lane: a Correlation of Physical Characteristics and Swim Time

Luke Wessel - Impact of Corn Moisture Percentage on Yield at Harvest


Awards were as follows:

Individual champion - Madelyn Reiter

Third place tie in the individual category - Haley Kluesner and Kelly Snyder

Honorable Mentions Individual - Kaitlyn Besler and Luke Wessel


The regional and state science fairs have gone virtual and are in the judging process at this time.  The FFA Agriscience Fair has been postponed.


Pictured left to right:  Haley Kluesner, Kaitlyn Besler, Luke Wessel, Kelly Snyder, Madelyn Reiter, Gabrielle Hoeger (Submitted by Cheryl Kluesner)