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APSU hosts Science and Engineering Fair March 17-19

APSU is hosting the Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair (MTSEF) March 17-19 in the University Center.

MTSEF provides a forum for middle and high school students in Middle Tennessee to exhibit their scientific and engineering projects to the public, says Dr. Ron Robertson, MTSEF director and associate professor of chemistry at APSU.
APSU is hosting the Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair (MTSEF) March 17-19 in the University Center.

“MTSEF provides a forum for middle and high school students in Middle Tennessee to exhibit their scientific and engineering projects to the public,” says Dr. Ron Robertson, MTSEF director and associate professor of chemistry at APSU.

Approximately 145 students from grades 6-12 are entering projects in this year's fair. Projects are considered for awards from APSU, as well as local, national and international sponsors in many scientific and engineering categories.

Two grand-prize winners will be sent to compete in the ISEF this May in Phoenix, Ariz. Expenses for the grand-prize winners and their sponsors will be paid by APSU.

The fair will be open to the public from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday, March 18.

An award ceremony for fair winners will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 2, in the Morgan University Center, APSU.

MTSEF is affiliated with the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), organized by Science Service Inc.

For more information, telephone the APSU MTSEF hotline at (931) 221-7292, or visit http://www.apsu.edu/mtsef.
—Rebecca Mackey