Local Students Earn Honor Roll: Baylor University, of Waco, Texas, has announced students named to the dean's academic honor list for spring. From Danville are James Joseph Danis and Michael Scott Summers, Hankamer School of Business; and Claire Michelle Managan, College of Arts and Sciences. From Pleasanton are Kenzie N. Amack, Hankamer School of Business and Micaela L. Dougherty, School of Education.
Excellence in Water Research awards: Dublin San Ramon Services District presented awards to seven winners in the Contra Costa County Science and Engineering Fair.
In the junior division, Connor Vergara, Konrad Keihl and Kavin Kasi were runners-up for Excellence in Water Research awards. The students are sixth graders at Fallon Middle School in Dublin. They each received $100.
In the fair's senior division, Anokhi Patel was the third place winner for the Excellence in Water Research award. Anokhi is a ninth grader at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon. Anokhi received $200 and her sponsor received $100.
In the junior division, Lekha Pillarisetti was the first place winner for the Excellence in Water Research award. Lekha Pillarisetti is a seventh grader at Windemere Ranch Middle School in Dougherty Valley, San Ramon. Lekha received $500.
Also in the junior division, Spoorthi Vittaladevuni and Yukta Rakesh were runners-up for the Excellence in Water Research award. The students are eighth-graders at Windemere Ranch Middle School in Dougherty Valley, San Ramon. These students each received $150.
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