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Area's Brightest K-12 Scientists to Showcase Latest Discoveries During Regional Science Fair

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Hundreds of students from 50 local schools to participate; top high school entries to appear at International Fair.
Campus News  |  Mar 13, 2013  |  By Shane Bevell
Media Contact: Megan Downs, Office of Media Relations (702) 895-0898

What

More than 600 local public and private elementary, middle, and high school students will showcase their latest scientific discoveries and have their projects judged during the Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science & Engineering Fair.

When

  • High School: Tuesday, March 19, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Elementary & Middle Schools: Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Open to the public: Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where

Student Union Ballroom, UNLV Campus, 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 in all of Clark County 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 12-17 in Phoenix.

Media

Media are invited to attend the awards announcements for the high school and the elementary/middle school science fairs. The high school awards are announced Tuesday, March 19, at about 6 p.m. The elementary and middle school public viewing and awards announcement is Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to noon.

About the College of Sciences

The 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 $2.1 billion and assets in excess of $6.2 billion as of December 31, 2012. Beal Bank USA is part of the Beal Bank family of companies. The Las Vegas branch is located at 1970 Village Center Circle.