2018 KA Science Fair Winners

Congratulations to our Annual Science Fair Winners!!!

These students will be moving forward with their projects to the Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair hosted by the University of Notre Dame on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018. 

Special congratulations to all of the students who worked hard with their friends, families, and teachers to also develop a deeper meaning and exploration of science through their projects.

Overall, we had:

  • 264 projects developed by our 3rd and 4th-grade students

  • 82 Guest High School Judges from Clay High School, Washington High School, Penn High School and Marian High School

    • A special thank you to  Mrs. Fry, Mrs. Dickman, Mr. May, Mrs. Sarah Torzewski, Mrs. Rathwick, Mr. Andrzejewski, and & Ms. Rebekah Randall who helped with the organization, transportation and overall participation with their students as special guest judges. 

  • 25 Community Members who also joined our event as special guest judges

    • With huge appreciation, we thank Mrs. Williams, Mrs. Youngdahl, Mrs. Wesley, Mr. Brenner, Mrs. Loughran, Mr. Ratycz, Ms. Kilburn, Mr. Bernel, Mrs. Maxwell, Mr. Neill, Mrs. Humbarger, Mrs. Watson, Ms. Boukdad, Ms. Turner, Mr. Jacobs, Mr. Lilly, Mr. Andrzejewski, Mr. Watson IV, Mr. Radin, Mrs. Connolly, Mrs. Peterson, Mrs. Connolly, Mr. Short, Mr. Cavannaugh & Dr. Milligan, MD for finding time within their busy schedules to join us.

  • 9 local businesses that reached out and provided additional help and supported our event.

    • We also wanted to recognize the downtown SB Burger King (breakfast), Quality Dining (donation), Mishawaka Red Lobster (lunch), Chik Fil A (lunch both Wednesday and Thursday), Hacienda (lunch) The Skillet Restaurant (breakfast and supplies), Barnaby's (lunch),  Arby's (lunch), Taco Bell (lunch) & Wings Etc. (lunch) for their time, money and hard work.  


And Last But Most Important

Thank you so much to the fabulous teachers and support staff at Kennedy Primary Academy for their unconditional love for their students. With an additional shout out to our office and support staff including Mrs. Hall, Mrs. Dollinger, Mrs. Nowak, Mrs. Jacobs, Mrs. Carlson, Mr. Dennis, Mr. Leron and Mr. Dan to our amazing Kindergarten, First, Second, Third and Fourth Grade Teachers and stretching through the love of our fabulous PTO and families, here are your Kennedy Primary Academy 2017 Science Fair Winners... 


“Poor Rotten Teeth”

Caden Clifford - 4 - Mrs. Bellina

“Triangle Truss Bridges”

Ofelia Kain - 4 - Dwyer

“Zeke and the Scientific Beanstalk:

Let Your Light Shine”

Ezekiel Brown - 3 - Moretti

“Cookie Creations”

Joselyn Jones - 4 - Miss VanBuskirk

Do tooth whitening products work

better than regular toothpaste?”

Julia McNellis - 3 - Mrs. Sakaguchir

“Colors To Dye For”

Charlotte Kaufhold - 4 - Miss VanBuskirk

“Bristle Bots”

Maxwell Beem - 3 - Mr. Brookshire

“Silent ‘Butt’ Deadly”

Eric Freeman - 4 - Miss VanBuskirk

“Human Memory”

Alexa Morel - 3 - Mrs. Sakaguchi

Musical Bottles

Kylie Lotridge - 4 - Miss VanBuskirk


Break It Down!

Isabella Davis - 4 - Mrs. Dwyer

Earthquakes & Your Home

Amelia Maddox - 4 Miss VanBuskirk