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Staff Writer
Tri-County Times

Nick Upah, a senior agronomy student at Iowa State University, was on the first place team in the Ag Knowledge Bowl and Crops, and he took seventh place individually in Crops, at the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference April 14-16 at the University of Minnesota Crookston.

Upah is from Kelley.

Sydney Sears, a junior biology major from Elkhart, participated in Buena Vista University’s (BVU) twelfth annual Scholars Day on April 22. The event provided students from all disciplines an opportunity to present their best presentations, original research, academic posters, artistic creations and performances to their peers, professors and the public.

Sears’s presentation was titled “The Kiss of Death for Cancer? The Effects of Mistletoe and Cyclophosphamide on Longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans.”