2018 – 2019 SPE Cleveland Education Awards:
At the 2019 NEOSEF Science Fair, three local high school students were chosen as having the best polymer-based projects. In addition, the SPE scholarship for 2019/2010 has also been awarded to a local student. The Cleveland section will present the awards to all these students at the annual Awards Dinner May 13, 2019. The selected students and their projects are:
1st Place Winner: Stephen Sun, Hawken Upper School in Gates Mills, OH.
“Polymer Based Modification on Peristaltic Locomotion of a Modular Mesh-based Robot”.
2nd Place Winner: Carly Justice, Firestone High School in Akron, OH.
“Recycling Plastics in Lightweight Concrete: Reducing Global Waste”.
3rd Place Winner: Charles Pafford, Incarnate Word Academy in Parma Heights, OH.
“Materials and Design Optimization for Fused Deposition Modeling Application of Vehicle Suspension Parts.”
2019/2020 SPE Scholarship Winner – Teegan Smith
Shawnee State College in Portsmouth Ohio, Associates Degree in Plastics Engineering and Computer Aided Design.