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Congratulations to the 2020 SASEF Winners!

The 2020 Southern Appalachian Science & Engineering Fair could not happen in person this year due to current social distancing standards. However, that did not damper the efforts of all students, teachers, parents, and judges involved!

Senior Division (Grades 9-12)

Congratulations to the Senior Division winners:

  • Grand Champion: Eric Armstrong, Oak Ridge High School
  • Reserve Champion: Veda Seay and Andrew Brady, Oak Ridge High School
  • 3rd Place: Edward Moran and Logan Roeling, Oak Ridge High School
  • 4th Place: Sofia Tomov and Baylor Burchette, Tomov Home School
  • 4th Place: Ethan White, White Home School
  • 5th Place: Melanie Lick, Sullivan South High School
  • 5th Place: Clara Winn, L&N STEM Academy
  • 5th Place: Jacob Weston and Jonah Weston, Weston Home School
Junior Division (Grades 6-8)

Congratulations to the Junior Division winners:

  • Grand Champion: Alaina Duty, Duty Home School
  • Reserve Champion: Anjali Ananthula, University School
  • 3rd Place: Adithya Sastry, Farragut Middle School
  • 3rd Place: Lilah von Gruenigen, Powell Middle School
  • 4th Place: Victoria Corbett, Saint Mary's School - Oak Ridge
  • 4th Place: Teebro Paul, University School
  • 4th Place: Landon Vandergriff, Saint Joseph School
  • 5th Place: Victoria Bales, Maury Middle School
  • 5th Place: Mason Marlowe, St. John Neumann Catholic School
  • 5th Place: Claire Cheadle, Saint Joseph School
  • 5th Place: Orly Berry, Christian Academy of Knoxville

More information on SASEF local and national special awards, Certificates of Excellence, and honorable mentions can be found here.

SASEF Awards
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Thank you to our SASEF Sponsors

Thank you to all of the 2020 Southern Appalachian Science & Engineering Fair sponsors! A big thank you to all of them for supporting STEM education and furthering SASEF's mission to grow STEM in East Tennessee.

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Participate in the April #PREPChallenge

Each month, PREP will feature an interactive social media #PREPChallenge. These challenges encourage K-12 students from across the state of Tennessee to do a hands-on STEM activity. One winner each month will be mailed a PREP “Swag Bag” with goodies inside!

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, PREP challenges you to use recyclable items around the house and #UPCYCLE them into a DIY Recyclable Robot. Use your creativity and skills to make the most Earth-friendly robot.

Click below to read more about this month's Earth Day challenge.

TJSHS Winners Competing in the Virtual National JSHS

Tennessee Junior Science & Humanities Symposium winners Irene Mamontov, Melody Guo, Srikrishna Darari, Eric Armstrong, and Gideon Torode will be competing in the virtual National Science & Humanities Symposium April 15-17, 2020. Best of luck to this group! Learn more about the national event by clicking below.

STE(A)M Resources for At-Home Learning

The Tennessee Department of Education, in partnership with the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, has released a STE(A)M Resource Hub which includes three weekly at-home challenges for students grades 3-12 to complete during school closures due to COVID-19.

STE(A)M Resource Hub
Have you participated in a PREP event in the past?

We want to hear from you! Go to our website and fill out this form. By doing so you will receive opportunities to provide testimonials, attend outreach events, be a part of a networking community, and more.

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QuestBridge 2020 College Prep Scholars Program

The College Prep Scholars Program equips high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds with knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to top colleges. The application deadline has been extended to April 21.

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