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In addition to a Certificate of Participation to each student (and a ribbon to each Primary student), the following regular awards will be given in each category:

In the Primary and Intermediate divisions:

First placemedal

Second place medal
Third place medal
Fourth place ribbon
Fifth place ribbon
Honorable mention ribbon

In the Junior and Senior divisions, all entries:

First place medal
Second place medal
Third place medal
Honorable mention ribbon

NOTE:  At the judges’ discretion, additional category awards may be given to entries in any category of any division having an especially large number of entries. Awards to partnered entries are made in duplicate.

Champion and Grand Champion winners will receive their monetary award at the Championship Competition.

Anticipated Special Awards

American Chemical Society will provide cash awards in the amounts of $150 toward the Linus Pauling First Prize, $100 for second place, and $50 for third place for chemistry-related exhibits in Jr. or Sr. division.

Manitowoc Cranes will award two $100 prizes for engineering projects in mobility, lifting, and transportation.

The Evening Kwanis Club will award $50 to one exemplary elementary project and $75 to one exemplary secondary project in the area of either life science or Earth science.

Wilson College will present two awards, each consisting of $50 and a book, to recognize two girls in the Junior Division whose work most clearly demonstrates the use of the scientific method in addressing a specific problem.

Chambersburg Dental Associates sponsors a single award of $50 to an exhibit that best presents the importance of caring for teeth and oral hygiene.

Penn State Mont Alto awards a certificate for an exhibit in each division that creatively applies the methods of science.

Shippensburg University Chemistry Club will provide a $25 award for a chemistry related project in the Junior or Senior Division.

Tuscarora Wildlife Educational project will sponsor the Rachel Carson Award of $100 for an exemplary environmental/wildlife project.