Fentress, Putnam County students win at Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering Fair
Nearly 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.”
Kurt Dunham from Cookeville High School won first place in the senior division’s biological category. Sarah Fordham and Keri Litchforde of Clarkrange High School won second and Astrid Berduo-Salvador from Monterey High School won third. The senior division incorporates grades 10 through 12.