Date: 2018/02/15

Registration now open for Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair

Region II includes schools in Glacier, Toole, Liberty, Teton, Pondera, Cascade, and Judith Basin counties.

GREAT FALLS — Great Falls College MSU is hosting the Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair on Tuesday, March 13 for elementary school students grades K-5, and Thursday, March 15 for middle school and high school students grades 6-12.

Registration is now open for both events at www.gfcmsu.edu/sciencefair.

On March 13, elementary school students grades K-5 will display their science fair projects. On March 15, 250 to 300 middle school and high school students grades 6-12 will compete with their science fair projects. Region II includes schools in Glacier, Toole, Liberty, Teton, Pondera, Cascade, and Judith Basin counties.

"The goal of this event is to get area students excited about science and engineering fields," said Leanne Frost, Director of General Studies at Great Falls College MSU. "This is a great opportunity for students of all ages to show off their enthusiasm for science."

The deadline to register is March 8. Registration costs are $10 for students grade 6-12 and $5 for students grade K-5.

Volunteer judges are needed for both days of the Science Fair. To volunteer as a judge, sign up online at www.gfcmsu.edu/sciencefair or contact Charla Merja at 406-771-4301.

The elementary science fair on March 13 runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with judging from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. The awards ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m.

On March 15, the high school and middle school Science and Engineering Fair begins at 7:30 a.m., with judging running from 8:45 to 11 a.m. The awards ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. The high school fair is sanctioned by Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The top projects from the high school grades will be eligible to participate in the international ISEF event in Pittsburgh in May.

Both events will be held at Great Falls College MSU, 2100 16th Ave. S. in Great Falls.

For more information please contact:

Erin Granger
Marketing Specialist
406-771-4314
erin.granger@gfcmsu.edu

Lewis Card
Executive Director—Development, Communications & Marketing
406-771-4412
lewis.card@gfcmsu.edu


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