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3rd place winners of a $300 college Scholarship, left tp right In grades 7-8 the third place winner is Jack McClintock from Weaver Middle School (Hilliard City Schools) for inventing the Ice Buster, a modified drill that scrapes ice off car windows with ease. In grade 6 the third place winner is Austin Miller from Median Middle School (Franklin School District) for inventing Reed Paint, a flavoring for woodwind instrument reeds. In grade 5 the third place winner is Maya Velasquez from St. MaryÕs Lancaster for inventing the Peanut Protector Potion, a liquid solution which is dropped onto food to detect the presence of peanuts for those who are allergic. In grade 4 the third place winner is Megan Entingh from Madison Elementary (Groveport-Madison School District) for inventing the Sneaker Sock, which submerges sneakers in a washing machine, decreasing noise and making for easier washing. In grade 3 the third place winner is Cody Jude from Scioto Trail Elementary for inventing the Container Strainer, which separates condensation from food in a storage container to prevent food from becoming mushy. In grades K-2 the third place winner is Katherine Baldwin from Windemere Elementary (Upper Arlington School District) for inventing Bucklemate, which holds a car seat belt buckle upright for easy buckling.