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Eden Prairie Girl Is Runner-Up In National Science Contest

The kitchen product she created led to a trip and some money for the Eden Prairie High School freshman

Carolyn Jons, 14, recently was named runner-up in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Jons created a storage bag that prevents mold by absorbing oxygen. A 3M scientist served as Jons' mentor as she developed her product.

Jons is a freshman at Eden Prairie High School.

As the runner-up, , according to the Star Tribune.

A student from New Hampshire won the $25,000 grand prize, according to the Star Tribune.

Linda October 25, 2012 at 04:11 PM
Awesome job Carolyn! l don't know you but l am proud of you. Please, please keep on using your wonderfully bright mind to follow your dreams!
Kevira Voegele October 25, 2012 at 05:04 PM
I completely agree, Linda. It shows that you're never too young to have a great idea. Congratulations, Carolyn.

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