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Area's Brightest K-12 Aspiring Scientists to Showcase Latest Discoveries at Regional Fair

Hundreds of students from 72 local schools to participate in Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science & Engineering Fair.
Campus News  |  Mar 8, 2015  |  By Shane Bevell
Media Contact: Shane Bevell (702) 895-2079; [email protected]
Local students will be putting their scientific knowledge to the test during the Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science & Engineering Fair this month. (Aaron Mayes / UNLV Photo Services)

What

More than 650 local elementary, middle, and high school students will showcase their latest scientific discoveries during the Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science & Engineering Fair.

When

High School: Tuesday, March 10, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Elementary & Middle Schools: Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. to noon

Where

UNLV Student Union Ballroom
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas

Details

The Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science & Engineering Fair promotes an interest in mathematics and scientific studies for students in the Clark County School District. Held at UNLV, the fair is organized and hosted by UNLV's College of Sciences.

The fair is divided into elementary (grades K-5), middle school (grades 6-8), and high school (grades 9-12) divisions and includes projects from a broad range of science and engineering disciplines. The winning high school entry will have the chance to represent Nevada at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair May 10-15 in Pittsburgh.

Media

Media are invited to speak with high school students March 10 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., and from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the awards announcements. Media also are invited March 28 from 10 a.m. to noon for the elementary/middle school science fair public viewing and awards.

About the UNLV College of Sciences
The UNLV College of Sciences offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees to more than 2,600 students in various areas. The college has more than 100 full-time faculty, and offers programs in life sciences, chemistry, geoscience, mathematical sciences, physics and astronomy, and water management. It also offers guidance for students seeking professional careers in the medical, dental, chiropractic, and pharmaceutical fields.

About Beal Bank
Beal Bank USA has been successfully serving savings depositors since its founding in 2004. Headquartered in Las Vegas, the bank has locations across the country. As one of the soundest financial institutions in the country, Beal Bank USA has capital in excess of $2.2 billion and assets in excess of $5.7 billion as of December 31, 2014. Beal Bank USA is part of the Beal Bank family of companies. The Las Vegas branch is located at 1970 Village Center Circle.