Fentress, Macon County students win at Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Posted by Lori Shull - Friday, June 01 2012


thumb FentressMaconNearly 100 competitors representing grades 4 through 12 participated in the 58th annual Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering Fair this spring at the Millard Oakley STEM Center at Tennessee Tech University. The students were from more than 10 counties.

“I was very pleased with the level of exhibits on display during this year’s fair,” said Peter Li, director of the fair and professor of geography at TTU. “It is always exciting to see the discoveries that our students make in their research. I congratulate all of this year’s participants, award winners, their families and teachers.”

Annemarie Noland, of Alvin C. York Institute in Jamestown, won first place in the mathematics category of the senior division, which includes grades 10 through 12. Mariah Keyes of Clarkrange High School took second place and Antonio-Miguel Arias from Macon County High School won third.