A student whose hair and clothes caught fire when a classroom chemistry experiment sparked a flash fire was hospitalized in critical condition over Thanksgiving weekend.

Waverly High School junior Christina Jurus, 16, was admitted to Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Mich., with first- and second-degree burns after the Nov. 24 science class accident.

Twelve students from the district just west of Lansing were treated and released for minor burns. Nine of 11 uninjured

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