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thumb OvertonPutnamNearly 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.”

Ally Brantley and Emily Sargent from Heavenly Host Lutheran School in Cookeville took first place in the physical science category of the intermediate division, which includes 4th through 6th grade. Dakota Wilson of Allons Elementary School took second and Savannah Hatfield won from Oneida Elementary School won third.