Many area residents were among the 175 students from 34 area schools competing March 24 at Ashland University for the 58th annual Mohican District Science Day. Sponsored by the Mohican District Junior Division of the Ohio Academy of Science, the event was held in the Ashland University’s John C. Myers Convocation Center. A total of 162 projects were submitted to this year's science fair, including 12 team projects.
For school awards, Northwestern High School had the most superiors (6) and Horizon Science Academy in Lorain had the highest percentage (67 percent) of superiors for the high school division.
Lake Ridge Academy had the most superiors for a middle school/junior high (5) and also the highest percentage (83 percent) of superiors for the middle school/junior high division.
For the elementary school division, there was a three-way tie between Columbia Middle School, St. Francis Xavier and St. Mary Immaculate Conception for the most superiors (5) and Mapleton Elementary School had the highest percentage (100 percent) of superiors.