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SJA students taking science project to state competition

LAPLACE — St. Joan of Arc Catholic School sixth graders competed at the Regional Science Fair at Nicholls State University.

Of the projects presented, two won awards.

Blake Weber placed third in Environmental Science for “The Effects of an Oil Spill on Wildlife.”

Lauren Laiche and Julia Laiche placed first in Material Science with their project, “Do Beeswax Candles Burn Longer Than Paraffin Wax Candles?”

Lauren and Julia Laiche advance to the State Science Fair at Louisiana State University in March.