Science Contest for Students w/ hearing loss
*Please pass this along to your schools and to anyone you think might be
*Contact: Karen E. Black*
* (585) 475-6840*
*RIT/NTID Science Contest for Students with Hearing Loss *
*ROCHESTER**, N.Y.**, Nov. 13*–Students with hearing loss in grades 6-11
submit their science projects for the second annual National Science
Fair for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students and win up to $500 in cash
awards, a plaque, and other prizes.
Students can compete individually or in a two- or three-person team in
middle school and high school divisions.
To qualify, students must submit an entry form and project summary of up
to 500 words. Judges will choose finalists in all three divisions, who
will be invited to attend the Science Fair, April 27-29, 2007, at RIT’s
Rochester, N.Y., campus to showcase their project and compete for first,
second and third places.
For an entry form, acceptance criteria, display regulations and a
schedule of activities at the fair, visit www.rit.edu/NTID/ScienceFair.
The deadline to submit project summaries is Feb. 1, 2007. For more
information, contact ScienceFair@... or call (585) 475-6723
Rochester Institute of Technology is internationally recognized as a
leader in computing, engineering, imaging technology, fine and applied
arts, and for providing unparalleled support services for students with
hearing loss. RIT is home to the National Technical Institute for the
Deaf, where more than 1,100 students with hearing loss from
around the world study, live, and socialize with 14,400 hearing students
on RIT’s Rochester, N.Y., campus. /U.S. News and World Report/ has
consistently ranked RIT among the nation’s leading comprehensive
Visit www.rit.edu/NTID/newsroom <http://www.rit.edu/NTID/newsroom> for
more NTID news.