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Photo feature: Reaching high for science

Natchez Freshman Academy students, from left, Tyrese Butler, Emanuel Jones and Shavoke Herrington look at Jones’ science fair project as the students set up the school’s library for the fair. Retired teachers, Alcorn State University representatives and other’s in the community, will judge the projects. The winners will go to the district science fair at Natchez High School. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez Freshman Academy students, from left, Tyrese Butler, Emanuel Jones and Shavoke Herrington look at Jones’ science fair project as the students set up the school’s library for the fair. Retired teachers, Alcorn State University representatives and other’s in the community, will judge the projects. The winners will go to the district science fair at Natchez High School. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez Freshman Academy students, from left, Excell Andrews, Cassidy Wright and Kaneshia Wilson set up the school’s library for the science fair. Retired teachers, Alcorn State University representatives and other’s in the community, will judge the projects. The winners will go to the district science fair at Natchez High School.  (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez Freshman Academy students, from left, Excell Andrews, Cassidy Wright and Kaneshia Wilson set up the school’s library for the science fair. Retired teachers, Alcorn State University representatives and other’s in the community, will judge the projects. The winners will go to the district science fair at Natchez High School. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez Freshman Academy students help their teacher Larry Wesley, right, set up the school’s library for the science fair. Retired teachers, Alcorn State University representatives and other’s in the community, will judge the projects. The winners will go to the district science fair at Natchez High School. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez Freshman Academy students help their teacher Larry Wesley, right, set up the school’s library for the science fair. Retired teachers, Alcorn State University representatives and other’s in the community, will judge the projects. The winners will go to the district science fair at Natchez High School. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)