Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Competition challenges students to develop clean technology solutions

Students ages 15-18 are invited to enter the 2018 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition, an international research and design challenge for pre-college students that encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.

Nominate a teacher for Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

Nominations are open for the Kentucky History Teacher of the Year award presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The award will be presented to a teacher in grades K-12 who finds creative ways to bring history alive in the classroom and in his or her community.

Kentucky middle school mock trial competition set

Madison County schools will host the 11th annual Kentucky Middle School Mock Trial Competition on Feb. 9 in Richmond. The event is open to teams of students who will try a case in a real-life practice situation.

Student entries sought for EcoART Contest

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s (DEP) 2017-18 EcoART Contest is open to Kentucky high school students. The contest provides an opportunity for students to gain statewide recognition for their artwork as it relates to Kentucky’s environment. Used as a tool for environmental education, art supports DEP’s mission to protect and conserve Kentucky’s environment.

Transportation Cabinet offers civil engineering scholarships

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is accepting applications for its Civil Engineering Scholarship and Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship programs.

Historical society offers teen video documentary program

Middle school and high school students who are interested in filmmaking and history may apply to the Kentucky Historical Society’s teen video documentary program, in which they can build skills that will help them create short video documentaries on Kentucky history.

Greeting card company holding scholarship art contest

High school students may enter The Gallery Collection’s Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest, in which they can submit original artwork, computer graphics or a photograph for the front of a greeting card.

Secretary of State’s Essay and Slogan Contest open

The Office of the Secretary of State’s 2017-18 Essay and Slogan Contest is accepting student entries. The contest helps students get engaged in the democratic process and demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship.

Calendar contest open to high school students

High school seniors may enter original artwork in the 2018 Kentucky Association of Counties Calendar Contest.

Teachers invited to enter Samsung STEAM competition

Teachers are invited to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a contest that challenges teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show how STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) can be applied to help improve their local community.