2022 Local Special Awards Announced

For 2022, students registered for LRSEF may sign up in their STEM Wizard account for the Special Awards Milestone to be considered for the local special awards and many national awards, as well. LRSEF thanks our local sponsors for their support of these awards.

Visit STEM Wizard to get started and see the list of Special Awards

LRSEF needs volunteer judges to help review nominated projects online during the week of Feb 26 – March 3 for all these awards. If you can help from the comfort of your own computer, please register as a Special Awards Judge.

Special Awards winners will be announced on Monday, March 7 at 7 p.m. EST at the LRSEF 2022 Virtual Awards Ceremony broadcasted from Monogram Hall and hosted by GE Appliances, a Haier Company.

Local Special Award Sponsors

Awards confirmed as of January 10, 2022 

School Awards for top three Junior & Senior Schools 
Sponsored by LRSEF – Trophies made by APAF

Amazon Innovation Projects – KY Science & Engineering Fair

American Chemical Society

American Society of Civil Engineers/ Kentucky Section

APAF– Asia Pacific American Forum of GE Appliances, a Haier Company

Bakelite Synthetics Inc.    

BC Plumbing Company

Best of Fair Awards – Junior & Senior, GE Appliances, a Haier Company

Churchill Downs, Inc.

First Build Innovation Awards 

Gibson Family

Jefferson County Conservation District

Kentucky Chapter of Air & Waste Management Association

Kentucky Chapter of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers

Kentucky Gas Association


Kentucky Science Center

Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers

Kentucky Science & Engineering Fair

Louisville Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

Louisville Water Company

Maryam’s Charity