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Trisha Marczak/FOCUS Sam Stafki, a senior at Perham High School, was recently awarded a bronze medal at the International Sustainable World Project Olympiad in Houston, Texas for his research relating to fathead minnows.

Reeling in the research; Perham student gains international attention for minnow project

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There were a few factors driving Perham senior Sam Stafki in his internationally recognized environmental research project.

An avid outdoorsman and son of the high school's biology teacher, his whole life seems to be a science project.


"Everywhere I go with him (dad) is basically a science lesson," Stafki said.

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