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John Holtgrewe

Hometown: 
Paducah, Kentucky
School: 
Paducah Middle School
Age: 
11
Grade: 
6
John enjoys competing in science fairs and is a member of the academic team at his school.
What is your favorite subject in school?: 
Social Studies
What kind of extra-curricular activities or hobbies do you enjoy participating in?: 
I love to play soccer, it is a challenging sport. I participate with the Academic Team, Odyssey of The Mind, Future Problem Solvers and play the Alto sax in the band.
What career do you want to pursue and why?: 
Possibly architecture, I'm interested in how things are built especially using new materials that are environmentally friendly.
Why did you enter in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge?: 
My science teacher Mr. Brandon Cornaby
What do you enjoy most about science?: 
I enjoy the hands on learning experiments. Science is a big area, lots of cool stuff to learn.
What science accomplishment are you the most proud of?: 
Winning the overall science fair award in fourth grade. My project dealt with identifying what percentage of students carried overweight backpacks. Placing second overall the following year looking at whether people would choose quality over price.
State: 
Kentucky

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