Next Scheduled Event

SPE Science Fair Awards and Scholarship Program

Monday, May 13, 2019

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.


1100 W. Royalton Rd.,
Broadview Hts., OH 44147

Phone: 440.237.7378

Attendees will pay for their own meals and drinks.


5:30pm: Arrivals / Networking
6:00pm: Poster Sessions
6:30pm: Dinner
7:30pm: Awards Presentations


Reservations must be made by noon on Friday May 3 to Dan Crist at 440 227 5424 or by email to

Program Preview:

Event planning for our next season is well underway.  Potential presenters and tour hosts include NOVA Chemicals, TYMEX, ENTEC, ACCESS and POLYMAG.  The season will include the annual holiday party and will wrap up with section award events.

The new season will kick-off on September 9, 2019 with most events being held on the second Monday of each month.  Be sure to check our monthly emails, newsletter and website for any changes to these topics or schedule.