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Release Date Thursday, March 17, 2022

Winners Announced for 67th Annual High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Natalie Gross, from Timber Lake, is the high school division winner for her project, Finding a Correlation Between Physical and Mental Health. She is pictured here with Tom Durkin, deputy director of SD Space Grant Consortium, who presented the award.

South Dakota Mines hosted the 67th annual High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Tuesday, March 22. 

The fair includes 6-12th grade students from schools across the region.

The winners in each category can be found here.

A photo album showing winners and contestants can be found here.  

Natalie Gross, from Timber Lake, is the high school division winner for her project, Finding a Correlation Between Physical and Mental Health.  Gross goes on to compete in Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair with an all-expense paid trip to Atlanta.

Next year's High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair is planned for  March 21, 2023.

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