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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1005
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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FGCU Hosts 900 State Science Fair Students April 18-20

WHO     Florida Gulf Coast University and regional winners from around the state

WHAT     46th Annual Florida State Science and Engineering Fair

Wednesday, April 18     8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Students set up exhibits, Harborside Convention Center
               7:30 p.m. - Opening Ceremony, Barbara B. Mann
Thursday, April 19     8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Judging, Harborside
               Exhibits open to the public after judging ends
               9:45 a.m. - President William C. Merwin
Friday, April 20     7:30 p.m. - Grand Awards Ceremony, Harborside

WHERE     Harborside Convention Center, Barbara B. Mann, FGCU

WHY          Students are competing for scholarships, cash, opportunities for summer employment, place awards and a chance to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in San Jose, Calif. in May where students will win more than $2 million in awards and scholarships.

COST     Free

CONTACT     Donna Price-Henry, FGCU Associate Dean of Physiology, at (941) 590-7158
Representatives from the media should check in at the Registration Table in the lobby. Special badges and ribbons will be available. Representatives of the media are allowed at any time but should be careful not to interrupt the judging process.

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