The North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair (NCSEF) Central Region 3A Fair will be held Feb 11th, 2017 for 12 Central Regional Counties.
Student registration opens: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Student registration closes: Friday, January 20, 2017
The following is a tentative schedule for the Science Fair day.
Hillside High School in Durham, NC ( 3727 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC 27707) has hosted the competition for the past three years. Students throughout the region compete in the Elementary, Junior (Middle School), and Senior categories. The 2015 fair hosted 230 tri-fold board projects, and a total of 533 students, parents, teachers, judges and guests attended the event.
The NC Region 3A Fair affiliates with the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and has the distinct privilege of sending one projects the International Fair each year. Our students have competed successfully in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 at ISEF.
In 2016 ISEF, a total of 1,760 student Finalists from 77 countries participated in the science competition. NC Region 3A Fair students did a great job in winning both ISEF grand award and special award:
ISEF Third Award of $1,000
Sophia Jia Luo, William G. Enloe High School, Raleigh, North Carolina
ISEF Fourth Award of $500
Madeline Alice Musaus, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, North Carolina
American Statistical Association Certificate of Honorable Mention
Emily Jamie Wang, William G. Enloe High School, Raleigh, North Carolina