Five Putnam County students win at science and engineering fair

Posted by Lori Shull - Friday, June 01 2012
lshull@tntech.edu

 

thumb Putnam4Nearly 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.”

In the seventh through ninth grade junior division’s physical science category, Hannah Hajdik, Hannah Crawford and Sarah Phillips of Cookeville High School won first place. Chris Dean, also from Cookeville High, won second and Avery Trace Middle School student Brianna Hellman won third.

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