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June 18, 2009
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Grace Christian third-grader wins contest

Space Science for Schools recently held an art and essay contest in conjunction with the International Year of Astronomy.

Students all over Nevada were invited to participate. Third-grader Blythe Crossley received the flier from her school, Grace Christian Academy in Minden. With the encouragement of her school and her parents, Blythe entered the 3-D art category for kindergartners through fourth-graders, creating a model of the surface of the moon complete with an astronaut and lunar module.

She checked books out of the Douglas County Public Library and submitted her essay, "The universe speaks volumes but the stars have their own …

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