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Regional Science Fair coming
Trine hosting fair for 50th year
March 2, 2010--The 50th annual Northeastern Indiana Tri-State Science Fair will be Saturday, March 20, in Trine University’s Hershey Hall. This year’s fair will include over 300 projects by elementary and secondary school students, and will be open to the public from 1-4 p.m. Science Central science museum from Fort Wayne, Ind. will also present a family fun festival from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Hershey Hall.
Students in grades 1-12 from schools in DeKalb, Noble, LaGrange and Steuben counties in Indiana and St. Joseph County in Michigan have created the projects chosen to participate. Top projects may receive place awards and/or special awards from area and national organizations and governmental agencies.
Five senior division projects and three junior division projects will be chosen to compete in the Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair, to be held in Indianapolis on March 27. Two senior division projects will be selected to go on to the International Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held this year in San Jose, Calif.
“Many people, including teachers, business people and Trine University faculty and staff, are responsible for the success of the Regional Science Fair,” said Trine Department of Science chair Ann Benson, an associate professor and science fair organizer. “We owe a big thank-you to them all.”
The fair is sponsored by Trine in conjunction with business and industries in DeKalb, Noble, LaGrange and Steuben counties.