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thumb Putnam3Nearly 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.”

Mohera Narimetia of Avery Trace Middle School in Cookeville won first place in the mathematics category of the junior division, which includes grades seven through nine. T.J. Timmerman, of Cookeville’s Heavenly Host Lutheran School, took second and Ethan George, also from Avery Trace, won third.