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Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair

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Student Q&A: Andrew Park

2021 LRSEF participant Andrew Park went on to compete in ISEF’s 2021 virtual fair. We asked Andrew a few questions about the experience. Can you tell us a little bit about your project? I researched the parameters and conditions of a battery to monitor its health. This allowed for an estimation of the battery lifetime, making it […]

Student Q&A: Jason Zhang

2021 LRSEF participant Jason Zhang (Gatton Academy) went on to compete in ISEF’s 2021 virtual fair where he won a 2nd place award in the Chemistry category. We asked him about the experience. Can you tell us a little bit about your project? Jason: I developed a new chemical reaction that can create important pharmaceutical […]

Regeneron ISEF – 5 LRSEF Students Compete at the international fair.

LRSEF participants Samyuktha Jaganathan (Ballard HS), Aditi Kona (North Oldham HS), and Andrew Park, Samirah Salifu and Jason Zhang (Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science) are finalists in this year’s Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair. Online judging takes place May 3-6, and students will present their projects virtually in the public Finalists Exhibit Hall May 16 […]

2021 LRSEF Winners

Congratulations to all winners announced during the Virtual Awards Ceremony on Monday, March 8, 2021. Junior Divisional Awards [PDF] Senior Divisional Awards [PDF] Junior Special Awards [PDF] Senior Special Awards [PDF] School Awards [PDF] 2021 Junior Best of Fair & Top Awards [PDF] 2021 Senior Best of Fair Awards & FirstBuild Innovation Winner [PDF]

2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony Details

On Monday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m., you can tune into the LRSEF Virtual Fair Awards Ceremony broadcast live from GE Appliances Monogram Hall using this link and access code lrsef2021. All awards will be announced that evening at both the Junior and Senior levels, including 40 special awards and the GE Best of Fair winners. LRSEF will also announce those […]

2021 LRSEF Special Awards Announced

For 2021, students may nominate your project for up to 3 awards by completing the Special Awards Milestone in the student registration before the February 17 deadline.  If students are eligible for the AMAZON award, they should indicate this in the Special Awards Milestone.  2021 Special Awards American Meteorological Society – Projects focused on atmospheric […]

LRSEF Participant Named Finalist in 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search

Among the 40 finalists in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search is Jason Zhang. Jason, a Gatton Academy student and LRSEF 2021 participant, was selected from 1,760 entrants. Each finalist is awarded at least $25,000, and the top 10 awards range from $40,000 to $250,000. Read more about the finalists. The Regeneron Science Talent Search […]

Teachers: The Advocate Program from Society for Science

The Society for Science is accepting applicants for The Advocate Program through March 5, 2021. The program is designed to provide training and support to help mentors encourage underserved students to enter their projects in science research competitions. The Advocates receive training, a $3,000 stipend and a paid trip to Washington, D.C. for an in-person […]

Call for Judges! LRSEF Virtual Fair 2021

Show your support for Kentucky’s STEM students by registering to serve as a virtual judge for LRSEF’s 2021 Virtual Fair. You can register as a judge for the 21 Middle and High School categories as well as the Special Category awards, which will be judged in advance this year. Judging for all 21 Categories at […]

New Support Materials for 2021 Virtual Fair

Based on several requests, we have created multiple resources for students and teachers to help them complete their STEM Wizard registrations: Google Doc versions of commonly used forms (Form 1, 1A, 1B, and the Permission Form) Video Tutorials on how to complete specific STEM Wizard Milestones, and Links to the main LRSEF Page and STEM […]