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 2019/2020 was also awarded to a local student. The Cleveland section presented the awards to the students at their 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:
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