|Councilman David Williams Jr.|
The event itself is set for Monday, December 7, 2015 with the Science and Engineering Fair Competition, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at St. Thomas University, located at 16401 NW 37th Avenue in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Fair concludes on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, with the Science Fair Awards Presentation to be held from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson RecreationalComplex, located at 3000 NW 199th Street in Miami Gardens, Florida. “We are thrilled to host yet another Science and Engineering Fair,” said Councilman David Williams Jr.“This Fair helps expose students to science, engineering, and technology components that will inspire them to seek future endeavors in great, life-changing fields of study.”
Students from 22 schools throughout Miami Gardens are preparing now for their winning projects. Participants from the innovative Beginnings in Science (iBiS) Programs include: Golden Glades Elementary School, Crestview Elementary School, Scott Lake Elementary School, Rainbow Park Elementary School, Parkview Elementary School, Carol City Elementary School, Hibiscus Elementary School, Barbara Hawkins Elementary School, and Carol City High School.
Over 100 students from these schools are expected to participate for cash prizes ranging from $25 – $750 for the most unique project. Judges from various fields will critique student projects and the top five students will be recognized with cash prizes.
With a population of over 107, 000, the City of Miami Gardens is the third largest city in Miami-Dade County, covering twenty square miles. Its new city hall is the only Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design public facility in America. With over a decade of leadership under its belt, the City is filled with world-class universities, show-stopping entertainment, thriving businesses, exceptional restaurants and shops, and best of all, caring neighborhoods that reflect unity in the community. With stellar events, like Jazz in the Gardens, the City of Miami Gardens offers fine cultural enrichment,planting seeds to meet resident needs and continuously cultivating possibilities.
The City of Miami Gardens is currently seeking sponsors for the Science and Engineering Fair. Sponsorship levels include Gold Sponsors ($2,500), Silver Sponsors ($1,500), and Bronze Sponsors ($500).
For more information on the Science and Engineering Fair and sponsorship opportunities, contact Hilary Marshall at (305) 622-8062.