Avon Students Earn Awards at Connecticut Science FairApr 16th, 2010 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news | Category: Energy Conservation, Fuel Cell
More than 500 CT students competed in the fair. Nearly 150 student finalists presented their research to judges from industry and academia. The Connecticut Science Fair is made possible by a grant and volunteer support from its presenting sponsor United Technologies Corporation and by contributions from industrial and individual supporters.
Alexandra S. Fielding, 8th grade, earned a $20,000, four-year scholarship to Quinnipiac University. Her project, Microbial Fuel Cells: Electrifying Our Food, also earned awards from FuelCell Energy (fuel cell car and experiment kit valued at $150, a jacket, pen and certificate), the MIT Club of Hartford ($150) and a third place Connecticut Clean Energy Fund Alternative/Renewable Energy award ($100 and trophy).