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Kathy Wirtanen
Administrative, Facility
& Conference Assistant

P:  (540) 464-7361
F: (540) 464-7396

Center for Leadership & Ethics
VMI, Marshall Hall
500 Anderson Drive
Lexington, VA  24450

Judge Information

Virginia Military Institute (VMI) will be hosting the 2014 Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair (VSSEF) on Saturday, March 29, in Lexington, Virginia. The Fair will feature over 200 of the best science and engineering projects from regional fairs across the state of Virginia. Serving as a category judge is a simple and rewarding way that you can offer service to STEM education in the commonwealth and a great opportunity to see some exciting work being done by many of our brightest high school students. Winners of the VSSEF will go on to represent Virginia at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

Projects will be grouped into 17 different categories: 

1. Animal Science
2. Behavioral and Social Science
3. Biochemistry
4. Cellular and Molecular Biology
5. Chemistry
6. Computer Science
7. Earth and Planetary Science
8. Energy and Transportation
9. Engineering: Electrical and Mechanical
10. Engineering: Material and Bioengineering
11. Environmental Management
12. Environmental Sciences
13. Mathematical Sciences
14. Medicine and Health Science
15. Microbiology
16. Physics and Astronomy
17. Plant Sciences

If you have expertise in any of these areas (Ph.D., research experience, etc.) and would be willing to serve as a judge, please REGISTER NOW. If possible, please register by Wednesday, 5 March.

The judging process will begin at 7:00 am on 29 March with registration and a continental breakfast. The category judging will be complete by around 1:00 pm. Lunch will be provided.