Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair set for April 1 in Richmond

For middle and high school students

RICHMOND, Ky. (March 20, 2017) — Eastern Kentucky University will host the 15th annual Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair for middle school and high school students on April 1.

science_fair_photo_0The fair, sponsored by Lexmark and open to the public, is expected to feature the work of nearly 300 students who have advanced through local and regional events in 20 categories to compete for trophies, ribbons, university and private scholarships and special awards from the U.S. military, corporations and organizations.

The public can view the students’ work from 2-3:30 p.m. in Alumni Coliseum. An awards ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Brock Auditorium across campus.

The “Best of Fair” winners at the high school level also become eligible to join more than 1,700 students at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles, California, this May. Students supported by the Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair (KY-SEF) at Intel ISEF have been very successful, winning both category prizes and scholarships. Overall, Team Kentucky consistently ranks among the top 10 teams at ISEF, competing against hundreds of teams from 77 countries.

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