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Clinton H.S. student earns top prize at science fair, again

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - For the second year in a row, Clinton High School student Andrew Amis took the top prize at the Mississippi Region II Science and Engineering Fair at Jackson State University.

On Tuesday, the 12th grader won "Best of Fair" for a project titled, "Novel Development of Multiple DC Synchronous Motors: A Four-Year Study."   

The top team prize went to Apas Aggarwal and Divya Shenoy of St. Andrew's Episcopal School for their project, "The Effect of Weight Loss Pills on Planaria." The team also won first place in the team category during the 2009 regional science fair. 

The winners will advance to the Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair slated for March 30 at Mississippi State University. 

The regional fair attracts close to 1,500 students from 83 public and private schools in Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Jefferson, Madison, Rankin and Warren counties. 

Jackson State University has been hosting the fair for more than three decades. 

The lower fair for grades 1-6 will be held Wednesday, March 24. Judging will take place daily from 9:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The award ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m.   

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