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Seaside, Calif. – The judges at the 2017 Monterey County Science & Engineering Fair had a difficult job this weekend, as they reviewed 331 projects and interviewed 501 student scientists from public and private schools across the county.
The three-day event concluded Sunday with the presentation of awards to top projects in such fields as Applied Mechanics, Material Science, Aerodynamics and Plant Biology.
The top three Senior Division projects will advance to compete in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair to be held in Los Angeles May 14 - 18. They are:
Twenty-eight (28) top projects across the Junior (grades 6-8) and Senior (grades 9-12) Divisions qualified for the twenty-two (22) spots available to Monterey County to participate in the California State Science Fair, April 24 and 25 in Los Angeles. The qualifying students listed in alphabetical order are:
A complete listing of all awards presented can be found by visiting http://www.montereycountysciencefair.info/AwardWinners2017.asp.
The Monterey County Science & Engineering Fair is a collaborative effort affiliated with the Society for Science & the Public that is sponsored by the Monterey County Office of Education, the Naval Postgraduate School, California State University Monterey Bay, and many community partners.
View photos from the Science and Engineering Fair weekend by visiting our Google Photo Album here.
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