MOUNT VERNON — Start with students interested in science, throw in some problem-solving challenges, and season with collegiate and community sponsors and you have StemFest Knox, an opportunity for students to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and showcase their skills.

Saturday’s event was a collaborative effort between Central Ohio Technical College, Kenyon College, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, SPI and The Works. Student could compete individually or as teams in one of three challenges held in three locations in downtown Mount Vernon: An architectural engineering challenge was held in COTC’s Ariel Hall; Kenyon College’s Wright Center took on the biofuels challenge and the 3-D technology challenge was in MVNU’s Hunter Hall. The teams were from Mount Vernon Middle School, Centerburg Middle School and Temple Christian Academy.

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Pam Schehl: 740-397-5333 or pschehl@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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