Young Inventors

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 30, 2001

WAITING FOR A JUDGE for the GATES Invention Fair to look over an invention, above, Warren Central Intermediate students, from left, Steven Worley, Luke Gurtowski, Tyler Barrett and Christopher Raner play chess. At right, Vicksburg Intermediate fifth-grader Hannah Sluis peeks from beneath a table holding her three-in-one hairbrush invention as judge Myrna Turnipseed looks over the project. Students Ann Ashton, left, and Gracie Sills wait for their turn. Fifth- and sixth- graders’ projects were judged Friday; third- and fourth-grade students competed earlier in the week at Beechwood Elementary. (The Vicksburg Post/MELANIE DUNCAN)