2014 Milton Fisher Scholarship Winner – Janine Kerr

4 October 2014

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Janine Kerr, 2014 Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair (CSEF) Life Sciences and Urban School Challenge categories winner, was named a Milton Fisher Scholarship recipient. Janine was awarded $3,000 per year for four years of her undergraduate studies. Janine competed in Milton Fisher competition with her 2013 research on zebra mussel control. See Janine’s 2013 Abstract. At the Intel International […]

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Lyme Disease Research by CSEF Alumni in the News

18 August 2014

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Lyme disease research of two Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair alumni is referenced in a media release by the Lyme Disease Research Alliance and appears in Fairfield’s HamletHub web news. Read about it in the Greenwich Post Ryan Kerr, Danbury CT- 2011 alumnus Ryan Kerr then a Danbury High School sophomore, now a sophomore at Harvard University, researched a technique using emtomopathongenic nematodes (naturally […]

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CSEF Student Chosen as 2013 Broadcom MASTERS Finalist

2 September 2013

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Contact: Bob Wisner, Fair Director 860.395.8825 (cell) director@ctsciencefair.org September 2, 2013 – A Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair middle school finalist is among the 30 national finalists of the 2013 Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) Competition.  Aakshi Agarwal from Hamden Connecticut was selected from thousands of entrants to compete Sept. […]

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GENIUS Olympiad – CSEF Students Get High Honors

16 July 2013

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Three CT Science & Engineering Fair students competed in the 2013 GENIUS Olympiad, at the State University of New York, Oswego, June 20-22. These students were selected during category and special awards judging to represent our fair and state at this international competition. Gold Medal in Science – Janine Kerr, a rising junior at Danbury High […]

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2013 ISEF Final Newsletter from the Chaperones

20 May 2013

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Wrap-up of the week at ISEF in Phoenix Kirk Shadle sums up the week, as follows: As the saying goes: “All good things must come to an end” and thus ends Intel ISEF 2013. Reflecting on the week ushers in memories filled with nervousness, excitement and anticipation. Project setup found six students eagerly setting up […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #7 from Maxmillian

18 May 2013

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Friday, May 17, 2013 The six finalists woke up this morning to experience a great day of suspense and anxiety. At 8:30 am the doors to the Intel ISEF grand awards ceremony, slowly opened to reveal a blast of music and strobe lighting. We took our seats and over the course of three hours Team […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #6 from Rebecca

17 May 2013

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Thursday, May 16, 2013 Hi all, Today was public viewing day at ISEF, which for finalists meant another long day of standing in front of our projects but without the added stress of competition. The CT finalists assembled for breakfast in the hotel at around 9:15am, most of them tired after having stayed up for […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #5 from Kaitavjeet

16 May 2013

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Hello Science Fair Friends, Sponsors, and Alumni, Today was the big day! We all rose early in the morning to prepare ourselves for judging. The anticipation was all building to this, and everyone was somewhere between nervous and excited. After eating breakfast in our rooms and changing into our business attire, […]

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2013 ISWEEP Results for CT Students

15 May 2013

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CSEF Students Are Honored at I–SWEEEP All Seven of this year’s CSEF competitors received honors at the 2013I–SWEEEP International Sustainable World May 8-13, Houston, Texas. CSEF financially sponsored three students and their advisors/parents this year. In addition, four students who competed in our Fair also chose to submit their projects directly to I-SWEEEP. (Direct registration […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #4 from Emily

15 May 2013

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Hi all- Today was a fun day that fortunately contained very little science. Because no one was listed on any infraction sheets, we were free to spend the day exploring Arizona. We started off the day with another delicious breakfast at The Breakfast Club, checked up on our projects in the […]

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