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Students to compete in regional science, engineering fair this weekend at NMSU

WHAT: Students give poster presentations of their science and engineering fair projects


WHO: More than 100 middle- and high-school students

WHEN: 12:30-1:30 p.m. open to the public; 6-7:30 p.m. awards ceremony, Saturday, March 4

WHERE: NMSU Corbett Center Student Union Ballrooms, third floor

VISUALS: Students and their science projects

The New Mexico State University College of Engineering will host the Southwest Regional Science and Engineering Fair Saturday, March 4. The event is free and open to the public from 12:30-1:30 p.m. when more than 100 middle and high school students will speak with guests and judges about their projects. The awards ceremony at 6 p.m. in the Corbett Center Ballrooms is also free and open to the public.

First, second and third place awards will be given in a number of categories related to life and physical sciences. Also a number of special awards will be earned by the students. Competitors will also vie for specialty awards provided by sponsors.

The Southwest Regional Science and Engineering Fair is affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Regional science and engineering fair competitors will be eligible to compete at the state competition, March 31-April 1, in Socorro, New Mexico. Two seniors from the state competition will earn a place to compete at the International Fair, May 14-19, in Los Angeles.