Students from Liberty, Horace Mann, and Evans Middle School participated in the Invent Iowa competition in Iowa City on Thursday. Seven students from the Ottumwa district were selected to attend the state competition, including: Emma Neis, Katelin Valentine, and Sydney Rockhold, Liberty; Talise Plate and Elise Hayes, Horace Mann; and Sara McElroy and Joslyn Roberts, Evans Middle School.
The students competed against 150 students from across the state. Only three students from Iowa will advance to national competition. No student from Ottumwa was selected.
Liberty Elementary participants
Evans Middle School participants