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Boyce Student, Carmella McNally, Wins First Place in American Chemical Society Regional Contest!

Carmella McNally, a fifth grade student at Boyce Middle School, won First Place in the regional American Chemical Society’s CCED illustrated poem contest! Carmella wrote and illustrated a poem about snow as part of the Chemist Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) theme contest. Carmella received a certificate and a $50 check for her winning entry!

As part of the CCED 2015 celebration, a community-based annual event that takes place on or around April 22 each year, students from grades K-12 were invited to share their interpretation of this year’s theme, “Climate Science—More than Just a Weather Report,” in the form of illustrated poetry.

National rankings and more information about the event can be found by clicking here.

The contest was sponsored by teachers Ms. Susan Fleckenstein and Ms. Kristin Cilli.

Pictured (left to right):
Ms. Susan Fleckenstein, proud top-winner Carmella McNally, and Ms. Kristin Cilli
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