The Pleasant View R-6 school reports an eighth grader, Andrew Huffstutter, won first place in science competition held Monday at St. Joseph.
Huffstutter captured top honors in the earth and life science division of the Mid America Science and Engineering Fair. He was named the first place winner overall in the science events. Huffstutter also has been nominated to compete, if selected, in the Broadcom Masters Science competition.
Huffstutter was a purple ribbon winner in the Missouri Junior Academy of Science contests and advances to the state competition in Columbia.
Two other Pleasant View students: Gabe Gamble and Krista Wilson won ribbons and took third place in the physical science division at the Mid-America Science and Engineering Fair.
Each of the students qualified for the St. Joseph competition after winning at the Pleasant View R-6 School Science Fair.