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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Norwich to hold 51st annual Vt. State Science and Math Fair

For Immediate Release
March 30, 2011

Contact: Daphne Larkin
802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m)

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Who: Vermont 5th-12th graders, winners of local competitions

What: The state’s ultimate science and math fair with the best 200 math, science, engineering and technology projects from 2,000 projects judged at local and regional competitions to compete for state and national awards totaling $14,000 in cash and travel prizes, $900,000 in scholarships to Vermont colleges and an opportunity to represent Vermont at the Annual International Science and Engineering Fair in San Jose, Calif. in May, and four other national competitions held in Houston, Illinois, Washington, D.C. and New York in the next several months

Where: Norwich University, Bartoletto Hall; awards ceremony in Dole Auditorium

When: Saturday, April 2, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Why: "Our mission is to inspire and reward Vermont middle and high school students for high quality inquiry by providing free access to competitions for independent student research and services to Vermont teachers to improve inquiry education."

How: Approximately 150 judges, including scientists, post-secondary education faculty, dentists, physicians, nurses, military personnel and retirees, and other science related professionals from across Vermont will judge projects, with each submission reviewed separately by three different judges

Contact: Carlos Pinkham at 485-2319 or pinkhamc@norwich.edu

This event is free and open to the public.


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