The SASEF is sponsored by the University of Tennessee and numerous local companies and agencies and draws students from 23 counties in East Tennessee. The goal of the fair is to promote teaching the scientific method in science, engineering, and math. Over the past 20 years, 13 St. Mary students have been named grand champion or reserve champion at SASEF. This year, St. Mary’s had 6 students, representing 5 projects entered into the Fair and those 5 projects won a total of 7 awards.
The following awards were received this year by St. Mary’s Students:
• The SASEF Local Award - Music to My Ears by Maverick Queern
• Junior Division Honorable Mention - Dropping Like Flies By: Tennison Barnes and Isabella Zolnierczuk, Music to My Ears By: Maverick Queern, Is it Worth Dying For? By: Sarah Duhamel, Set Them Up and Knock Them Down By: Jonas Tilson
• Junior Division Certificate of Excellence Awards - There MITE BEE a Problem By: Victoria Corbett
• Overall Junior Division Award Winner: 4th There MITE BEE a Problem By: Victoria Corbett