Honors Students Judge, Plumley Directs Local Science Fair

In his leisure time, Peter and Diane Plumley enjoy bird watching on Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.
This semester, Honors students will have the privilege of officiating student projects at the Central New York Student STEM competition in March. These students will serve as volunteer judges for the 4th-6th grade levels during this competitive, annual competition, scheduled for March. This fair allows local students to showcase their design projects, conduct hands-on research, and communicate their findings to judges for the opportunity to win awards, and academic scholarships. Prominent entrants have a shot at state, national and international science fair competitions, including the International Science & Engineering Fair and the New York State Science Congress. The competition is sponsored by the Museum of Science and Technology (MOST) in Armory Square, Syracuse. Dr. Plumley, Research Associate Professor for the department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, teaches the course “Science and the Public” for the Honors program, and is Chief Program Officer of the MOST. He serves as Director of the Central New York Science & Engineering Fair, and also teaches the course, “Renewable and Alternative Energy Engineering” to high school students attending Summer College at Syracuse University. For more information about the science fair and other local student competitions, visit the MOST website.

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