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Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair

Promoting creativity and building the future for kids


January Newsletter

The January newsletter is here! Read about our newest category sponsors, a donation from the Louisville Water Company and more.

The Language of Plants

Corey McGarvey performed an experiment to find out if plants could communicate with each other through the air.

Calling on STEM professionals to judge!

Calling upon STEM professionals to volunteer now as LRSEF judges! Sign up to judge the 2017 Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair on Saturday, March 4, at the Kentucky Science Center. The snow date for LRSEF is Sunday, March 5, 2017.

December Newsletter

The December newsletter is here! Read about our new website, sponsorships and fair information here.


HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who donated during Give Local Louisville! We received 19 gifts totaling $2,000! We’re so excited to promote and reward scientific excellence at LRSEF 2017!

Mentoring Workshop Opportunity

SPOG is providing free mentoring for those preparing for the Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair on Saturday March 4, 2017.  Any KY student in grade 6-12 is welcome.

Wi-Fi: Fast Internet, Slow Plant Growth

After sleeping next to a Wi-Fi router, Riya Shah was curious about the effects of Wi-Fi on her health. Shah woke up tired and disoriented, and she thought it could have been caused by the Wi-Fi router.

LRSEF August Newsletter

The LRSEF August newsletter focuses on the various ways you can support science and engineering for students in our community. To see the newsletter, click here.

St. X Sophomore wins First Place at ISEF!

Sophomore at St. Xavier High School, Joshua Jacob, won a 1st prize award at International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) for his project titled “Development of a Hybrid Inkjet 3D Printer: a Novel Approach to 3D Printing Conductive Architectures and Flexible Electronics.” Mr. Jacob is the youth ambassador on the board of the Louisville Regional […]

Spotlight on Chemical Energy- Alternative Energy Sources

LRSEF contestants Virginia Sheldon and Ben Keeney submitted projects in the 2016 science fair that explored alternative energy sources. Sheldon, who entered the science fair as an eighth-grader at St. Francis of Assisi, earned first place at LRSEF for her project, “Producing Alternative Fuels from Whiskey Waste.” Sheldon followed the process to create biobutanol, which […]