Spotlight on Excellence June 2013
Hartford Students' Innovations Shine at the 30th Anniversary of the CT Invention Convention
Nathaniel Torres, a thrid grader from Annie Fisher STEM Magnet describes his invention, The Mega Mat Cleaner
This year is the 30th Anniversary of the CT Invention Convention. The 30th Annual CT Invention Convention took place Saturday, May 4th 2013, and was hosted by UCONN's School of Engineering. The venue, Gampel Pavilion provided an opportunity for the winners that have participated at more than 100 local invention conventions across the state this coming fall, winter and spring to compete with their peers. Many hands-on Engineering and Science exhibits, as well as representatives from Industry, Academia, and the Community were on hand to answer questions about the Engineering profession, and opportunities for marketing, promoting, and manufacturing inventions the students create. More than 4,000 people including 650 competitors and more than 200 judges attended.
Students at the CT State Invention Convention, will also participate in Hartford Public Schools' STEM Expo under the Invention Category – on May 22nd at Trinity College's Koeppel Center.
Tiana Gayle of Annie Fisher STEM with her invention, the Coffee Stopper
Samhita Kashyap of Annie Fisher STEM with her invention: The Rock and Roller
William Visalga of Environmental Sciences School at Mary Hooker with his invention,
Too Fast For You
Mokshitha Chimbili of Environmental Sciences School at Mary Hooker with her invention, the Velcro Desk Sorter
Leah Diaz's invention Wonder Water Goggles, of Environmental Sciences School at Mary Hooker.
Daniel Tominovich of Noah Webster Microsociey Magnet School showed his invention, the Pill-o-Matic