Three local students took home the top three prizes in the 2017 Sussex County Science Fair for best water related project. First place was awarded to Sussex Academy eighth grader Gabrielle McCormick for her “What’s Up With Your Water” project. Her classmate, Trent Sapna, finished second for his “Water Works” project. Third place went to Millsboro Middle School seventh grader Melanie Ceylan, for “Modeling Water Evaporation vs Surface Area”. They were given gift cards of $300, $250, and $150 for their work.