LIMESTONE — Bethany Hartley of Whitefield, Belle O’Bryon of Hallowell and Judy Yau of Newport received third place in the biochemistry, medicine, and plant science category at the 67th annual Maine State Science and Engineering Fair held at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor.

Students at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, their project was “Good Vibrations II: The Positive Effects of Motion on Ocimum basilicum.”

Nearly 170 students from 14 schools from around the state participated in the competition.