Skylar Hardee and Mary Underman, left, competed as a team, won third place. Lucas Bland and Bailey Doloff, right won third and first prizes.

Three schoolchildren out of the 24 who participated in second annual Carroll Magazine Egg Drop contest won prizes for building devices that preserved uncooked chicken eggs when they were dropped from 30- and 50-foot heights on the morning of March 31 in the KohnCreative parking lot at 83 E. Main Street, Westminster.

Bailey Doloff, 13, of Sykesville, a student in the seventh grade at Glenelg Country School, won $100 for his egg-saving device; Lucas Bland, 8, of Westminster, a third-grader in the gifted and talented program at Friendship Valley Elementary School, won $50 for his team-developed contrivance, and Skylar Hardee, 14, of Finksburg, a student at Carroll Christian School, won $25 for her colorful device.