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Nassau County Presents First Annual Science and Engineering Fair

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County Executive Ed Mangano has announced that Nassau County will be hosting the First Annual Science and Engineering Fair for all middle school and high school students in Nassau County on May 18, 2013.

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Rockville Centre, NY - April 23rd, 2013 - County Executive Ed Mangano has announced that Nassau County will be hosting the First Annual Science and Engineering Fair for all middle school and high school students in Nassau County on May 18, 2013 at the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City. This event will be the first time that any county in New York has created a county-wide science and engineering fair. County Executive Mangano wants to spotlight the importance of science and engineering in terms of tomorrow’s workforce and opportunities. “Long Island has many opportunities for young people because more and more high tech and science focused companies are choosing to locate here. Nassau County is helping our young people understand the importance of science and technology by encouraging their work on science and engineering projects.”

The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL), a non-profit organization located in Rockville Centre, is serving as the program managers. CSTL has a mission of encouraging science learning and literacy. CSTL develops programs for people of all ages. CSTL is currently administering a global competition called The Clean Tech Competition and has created competitions nationally and globally. “Every middle and high school was mailed information, but we know how busy everyone is so schools interested in participating can contact us at 516-764-0045.” stated Dr. Havasy, Director of CSTL.

The competition will be divided into categories and winners will receive monetary rewards in each category and as overall winners. Several sponsors are helping including Long Island Forum for Technology and WAC Lighting.

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For More Information, Please Contact:
Dr. Ray Ann Havasy
516-764-0045