Georgia Tech Savannah Regional Science and Engineering Fair Attracts Students from 21 Schools in Southeast Georgia

SAVANNAH (11-Feb-11) - Approximately 100 students from 21 schools have submitted their final projects for the upcoming 2011 Georgia Tech Savannah Regional Science and Engineering Fair taking place Feb. 21-23. The Science and Engineering Fair is one of 21 regional fairs taking place throughout the State of Georgia. The top 15% of winners move on to the Georgia Science Engineering Fair (GSEF)and possibly on to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), which provides a forum for more than 1,500 high school students from over 50 countries to showcase their independent research. ISEF is the world's largest international pre-college science competition.

Students from the following schools will be participating in the 2011 Georgia Tech Savannah Regional Science & Engineering Fair:

  • Bartlett Middle School (Chatham County)
  • Bible Baptist School (Chatham County)
  • Coastal Middle School (Chatham County)
  • DeRenne Middle School (Chatham County)
  • Esther F. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts (Chatham County)
  • Family Education for Christ (Chatham County)
  • Godley Station School (Chatham County)
  • HV Jenkins (Chatham County)
  • Islands High School (Chatham County)
  • Isle of Hope K-8 (Chatham County)
  • Langston Chapel Middle School (Bulloch County)
  • Oglethorpe Charter School (Chatham County)
  • Rambam Day School (Chatham County)
  • Savannah Arts Academy (Chatham County)
  • Savannah Country Day (Chatham County)
  • St. Peter the Apostle School (Chatham County)
  • Statesboro High School (Bulloch County)
  • Trinity Christian School (Bulloch County)
  • Vidalia City High School (Toombs County)
  • West Chatham Middle School (Chatham County)
  • Windsor Forest High School (Chatham County)

The Georgia Tech Savannah Regional Science and Engineering Fair gives students a venue to develop important critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, teamwork and personal management skills, which are essential in order to thrive in today's technological society. The community is invited to attend a public viewing of the science fair entries on Wednesday, February 23 from 5 – 6:45 p.m. at the Georgia Power building located at 600 Bay Street, Savannah.

For more information about the 2011 Georgia Tech Savannah Regional Science and Engineering Fair, visit: www.gtsavrsef.org.

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