COLUMBIA — Melissa Tague had no problem waking up her sixth-grade son, Alden, early on a gray, rainy weekend morning. He was excited to build a miniature barge and fly paper airplanes at school during the annual Smithton Laboratory and Invention Convention on Saturday at Smithton Middle School.
Hands-on science excites Smithton students
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