Sophomore Elizabeth Tranel was selected as one of 15 presenters at the Junior Science & Humanities Symposium held March 3-5 in Iowa City. Tranel presented her research entitled "The effects of various vitamins on mealworm growth" to an audience of peers from across the state, researchers and guests. Four other Madrid students attended the symposium as student delegates.
The Junior Science & Humanities Symposium is jointly sponsored by the Department of Defense and the University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center for Talent Development. It promotes and publicly recognizes students for outstanding achievement in original research and experimentation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the high school level.