9 Apple Valley Inventions Named Best of Show at Student Inventors Fair

Thirty-seven of the 330 inventions entered in the District 196 fair met the criteria for the best in show award.

Nine Apple Valley fourth and fifth graders created inventions that received the best-of-show award at the District 196 inventors fair last weekend; overall, 37 student inventions in the district were awarded the title.

See the complete list of best-of-show awardees below, about the fair and to see some of the students' ingenuity





Uzoma Ngwu

Crunch n’ Sip

Peri Dombeck

Table Tool

Deerwood Elementary

Maxim Zagrebelny


Deerwood Elementary

Taylor Cygan & Tessa Schafer

T-n-T Desk Pockets

Deerwood Elementary

Olivia Kraemer

Hot-O-Water Bee

Rose Carlson

Handy Hair Helper

Echo Park Elementary

Colton Bauer

Triple Dog Feeder

Echo Park Elementary

Madeline Bergh

Suitcase Organizer

Glacier Hills Elementary

Sanjana Molleti

Happy Feet

Lauren Hartig

Scub-A-Dub Glove

Greenleaf Elementary

Joey McDaniel

Spice Protector

Greenleaf Elementary

Brendan Wilhelm


Detachable Cutting Board Food Slicer

Kirsten Rotvold & Abigail Ryan

Head Band Stand Up

Highland Elementary

Katie Billstrom & Hannah Burns

No Way Cold Day

Northview Elementary

Bria Carlson &

Margaret Warnke

Soccer Sorter

Northview Elementary

Serena Hall

Ear Buddy

Oak Ridge Elementary

Jordan Adams &

Campbell Bernstein


Oak Ridge Elementary

Ethan Koester


Oak Ridge Elementary

Sienna Stucke

Roll ‘N Go

Parkview Elementary

Claire Myers & Megan Palmer

The Meglaire Easyfold Backpack

Pinewood Elementary

Christine Demarchis &

Natalie Merrill

SOS Dresser

Pinewood Elementary

Lily Bensen

The Desk Trapper

Pinewood Elementary

Gabriel Berken &

Joshua Wehrman

The Mitten Vent

Red Pine Elementary

Keegan Henning

The Ping Pong Ball Returner

Red Pine Elementary

Annelise Wier

The Velcro Hard Shoe

Rosemount Elementary

Jonathan Wise

Recycling Rocket

Shannon Park Elementary

Jonathan Hillen

Scooter Saver

Grace Jesch &

Adhvika Malarvannan


Marissa Amerongen

Baking Buddy

Woodland Elementary

Julia Amerongen

Chalk Chum

Woodland Elementary

Elizabeth Wrightman

Hot Plate

Woodland Elementary

Alexis Hilton

My/Your Side Sheets

Woodland Elementary

Cassidy Beyer

Sniff Cuff

Woodland Elementary

Julia Sexton

The Icicle Picker

Woodland Elementary

Corinn Sievwright

Guitar Comfy

Woodland Elementary

Hunter Goff

The Warmer Hat

Woodland Elementary

Isabelle Hopewell

Tiny Toy Trap

Woodland Elementary


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