Students to Convene at UM for Annual State Science Fair

March 07, 2014


MISSOULA – High school and middle school students from across Montana will present their research findings during the 59th annual Montana State Science Fair March 17-18 at the University of Montana's Adams Center.

Participants will register and set up their exhibits from 8 a.m. to noon Monday, March 17. The student projects will be judged between 1 and 4:30 p.m. the same day. The exhibits will be open for public viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, and from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 18. The awards ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the George and Jane Dennison Theatre.

The grand award winners from the Montana State Science Fair and Montana’s regional fairs will go on to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair to be held May 11-16 in Los Angeles. Lieutenant Governor Angela McLean additionally will announce Montana’s delegates for the National Youth Science Camp, a monthlong science education program that honors two high school seniors from each state.

The Montana State Science Fair is sponsored by UM, the Missoula Exchange Club, the UM President’s Office and the UM College of Humanities and Sciences.

For more information visit http://cas.umt.edu/mtsciencefair/; call Science Fair Director Earle Adams at 406-243-4196 or email earle.adams@mso.umt.edu; or email Assistant Director Desirae Ware at desirae.ware@mso.umt.edu.

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Contact: Earle Adams, director, Montana State Science Fair, 406-243-4196, earle.adams@mso.umt.edu;; Desirae Ware, assistant director, Montana State Science Fair, desirae.ware@mso.umt.edu.