Date: 2019/02/12

Registration now open for Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair at GFC MSU

Student registration for the Science & Engineering Fair is officially open and will be accepted through March 1st

GREAT FALLS — Great Falls College MSU is hosting the Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair on Thursday, March 7, and Friday, March 8.

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

March 7 will feature projects by elementary school students grades K-5. On March 8, middle school and high school students, grades 6-12, will display their science fair projects. Region II includes schools in Glacier, Toole, Liberty, Teton, Pondera, Cascade, and Judith Basin counties.

"This event is a great opportunity for students to share their love for science and engineering," said Dr. Leanne Frost, Director of General Studies at Great Falls College MSU and the Region II Science Fair Director. "We are happy to host an event that sparks excitement in students for STEM education."

Registration is due by March 1. 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.

On March 7, the elementary school Science and Engineering Fair begins at 9:00 a.m., with judging running from 9:45 to 11 a.m. The awards ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m.

The high school and middle school science fair on March 8 runs from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with judging from 8:45 to 11:00 a.m. The awards ceremony begins at 1:00 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 national ISEF event in Los Angeles in May.

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

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Leanne Frost
Region II Science and Engineering Fair Director
Director of General Studies, Great Falls College MSU
(406)771-4372
leanne.frost@gfcmsu.edu

Taylor Alexander
Communications and Marketing Specialist
Phone: 406-771-4314
taylor.alexander1@gfcmsu.edu


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