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Wharton, Liberty students take top spots

By Times Staff
Published March 1, 2005

Wharton High School student Justus Roberts II won "Best of Fair" in the 2005 Hillsborough County school science fair, senior division, for his study on stem cells and their possible effect on stroke victims.

Elisa Berson, a student at Liberty Middle School, won the junior division with her math project, "How do you measure up?"

More than 800 students took part in last week's fair at the University of South Florida.

Along with Roberts and Berson, others qualifying for state competition are:

JUNIOR DIVISION: Gordana Krone, Hillel; Veronica Jove, Benito Middle; Barry Brudny, Hillel; Ayman Mageed, Young Middle; Spandan Bandyopadhyay, Liberty Middle; Benjamin Newell, Young Middle; Sindhu Gudala, Liberty Middle; Mark Parrish, Adams Middle; Nicholas Sholl, Liberty Middle; Drew Drotleff, Christ Our Redeemer; Eric D'Alessandro, Stewart Middle; Jasmine Roberts, Benito Middle; Taylor Allen, Hillel; Joseph Worth, Randall Middle; Alexander Ronay, Burns Middle.

SENIOR DIVISION: Allyson Stanfill, Gaither High; Dustin Fraze, Gaither High; Robert Parrish, Chamberlain High; W. Paul Skelton, King High; Margaret Kennedy, Gaither High; Michelle Ronay, Bloomingdale High; Poorav Rohatgi, Hillsborough High; Jim Liepkalns, Gaither High, Mitchell Kirby, Hillsborough High.

[Last modified March 1, 2005, 01:10:14]

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