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LRSEF 2014 Distinguished Service Award Winner Named at 50th Anniversary Event

By Cathleen Jeanty, Bellarmine University 2014 Leadership Award Dr. Lawrence Gettleman, a longtime professor and scientist, received the 2014 Leadership Award at the Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair during the 50th Anniversary Awards Ceremony on March 8. This honor was conferred by Dr. Thomas H. Crawford, LRSEF Emeritus Board member and last year’s winner. […]

50th Anniversary Science & Engineering Fairs Press Release

50th Anniversary Science & Engineering Fairs on March 8 to include DuPont Manual High School, Meyzeek Middle School and Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair (LRSEF) On Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 9am to 6pm at the University of Louisville Student Activities Center, three area organizations will combine efforts to host the 50th Anniversary Science & Engineering […]

LRSEF looks back at the 90s

Let’s put the 1990s into context. Here are some science & engineering breakthroughs and worldwide historical events that were happening in this decade. Talk to your parents, teachers, grandparents and see what else they can tell you about this time period. 1990 The space shuttle Discovery places the Hubble Telescope into orbit The Human Genome […]

Middle School, High School and College: Science Fair Projects Bring Acclaim to Student

Aimee Turner, a 4 time LRSEF Finalist to the Intel ISEF and a freshman at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, has continued research at college.  Aimee worked to further develop her mathematical formula that predicts human impact on biodiversity and it is over 80% accurate.   In December, Aimee was selected to present her research at the 3rd Annual […]

Spotlight on 90s Alumni Adam Possner, MD

We are excited to announce that our 1990’s decade spotlight is on Adam Possner, MD! Adam attended Meyzeek Middle School and then studied in the Science and Technology Program at duPont Manual High School. It was at Manual that he had the great opportunity to enter The Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair. He went […]

Meet our new Fair Directors

Ronda Fields has spent 25 years serving the LRSEF, beginning as a teacher sponsor and working her way up to where she is now. She has sent a total of 23 students to the International Science & Engineering Fair. Ronda is enthusiastic and thrilled to be named the new co-director. She loves what the fair […]

LRSEF Receives $5K Grant from the Cralle Foundation

The Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair has received notice that The Cralle Foundation will be supporting the 50th Anniversary fair with a generous grant of $5,000.  These funds will be used to increase the student and school awards by 50% in this our 50th year.  “We are extremely pleased at the continuing support of The Cralle […]

Dr. Thomas H. Crawford Honored at Community Engagement Awards Ceremony

Dr. James Ramsay, President of The University of Louisville, honored Dr. Thomas H. Crawford, LRSEF Emeritus Board member and former Fair Director, at the Community Engagement Awards Ceremony on October 3 with the first Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedicated leadership across a wide range of educational areas in this region and state. Many of […]

Flashback to the 1960s

You might not be old enough to remember the “good old days.” As we feature science and engineering fair alumni from each decade of LRSEF, we will highlight some cool facts and events that occurred during that period. Enjoy the journey! 1960 Lasers Invented First Televised Presidential Debates Alfred Hitchcock’s movie Psycho Released Walsh and Piccard Become […]

1960s Alumni Steven Roberts

Because we are highlighting the 50th Anniversary year of the Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair on our Facebook page, we recently were contacted by a participant from the late 1960s. He is actively sharing his story with us and insists that LRSEF has had a great impact on his life and career. What a story […]