East Kentucky Science Center & Varia Planetarium to Host Regional Science Fair
Big Sandy Community & Technical College (BSCTC) and the East Kentucky Science Center & Varia Planetarium (EKSC) is pleased to announce the East KY Regional Science & Engineering Fair will be held on the Prestonsburg Campus of BSCTC on Saturday, March 12, 2022.
The East KY Regional Science & Engineering Fair (EKRSEF) is an annual regional science fair for students in grades four through twelve who win first place at their school fair. Counties that are eligible to participate include: Breathitt, Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lee, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike and Wolfe.
Projects will be awarded per category during the awards ceremony after all judges’ scores have been tallied. All projects will receive a participation ribbon. The top three ranking projects in each category will receive a first, second and third place ribbon.
The ISEF winner will receive a $200 check and trophy (9th - 12th grade project chosen).
Six “Best of Fair” projects will receive a $100 check each and a medallion. Three “Honorable Mention” projects will receive a $50 check and certificate.
The East KY Regional Science and Engineering Fair is affiliated with the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the most prestigious science fair for high school students in the United States. Its name is well-known among college and universities and the scientific community.
One project from the EKSC regional fair will advance directly to the ISEF competition. That competition will be held on March 26, in Richmond, KY.
For more information, contact Susan Scott-Goble at firstname.lastname@example.org or (606) 889-4766. Or visit our website: East KY Regional Science & Engineering Fair | BSCTC (kctcs.edu).
Big Sandy Community & Technical College (BSCTC) provides accessible quality educational opportunities for student success, promotes economic growth and enhances the quality of life of its constituents. As the region’s premier community and technical college, BSCTC is recognized as the first choice for higher education; academic achievement; cultural enrichment; student success; and community, workforce and economic development. With campuses in Prestonsburg, Paintsville, Hager Hill and Pikeville, BSCTC offers 30 programs and more than 200 credentials. Visit www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu to learn more.