Clinch-Powell Educational Cooperative (CPEC) and Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) have partnered to co-host the sixth grade Science Fairs in Claiborne, Campbell, Scott, Hancock, Grainger and Union Counties. The winners from each school enter their projects into the bigger contest that is judged by LMU math and science students. Through this partnership, CPEC and LMU are promoting STEM activities and the importance of these activities in children's overall educational experience.
2023 Science Fair
Clinch-Powell Educational Cooperative and Lincoln Memorial University celebrated their 10th year in partnership hosting the 6th Grade Science Fair. This momentous anniversary delivered some of the best science projects ever presented in the history of the Science Fair. Judges, both at the school-level and final event, found it difficult to select the projects that best exemplified experimental design practices. Congratulationsto all the participants and the top five overall winners!
Winners, pictured left to right: Dr. Kevin Cooper, Assistant Professor of Physics, Lincoln Memorial University 5th Place - Brandon Baker, Powell Valley Middle School, Claiborne County 4th Place - Nathan Jones, Springdale Elementary School, Claiborne County 3rd Place - Addison VanHuss, Midway Elementary School, Claiborne County 2nd Place - Abram Hansel, Joppa Elementary School Grainger County 1st Place - Eli Sweet, H.Y. Livesay Middle School, Claiborne County Debbie Gibson, Executive Director, Clinch-Powell Educational Cooperative
Congratulations to the winners!
Thank you to all the students who participated in this year's Science Fair. We look forward to seeing all the innovative projects in 2024.
Lucas Hamblin - Clairfield Elementary School
Clara Oller - Forge Ridge School
Eli Sweet - H.Y. Livesay Middle School
Addison VanHuss - Midway Elementary School
Brandon Baker - Powell Valley Elementary School
Bentley Brock - Soldiers Memorial Middle School
Nathan Jones - Springdale Elementary School
Tanner Durham - Wynn-Habersham Elementary School
Alli Ramsey - Bean Station Elementary School
Abram Hansel - Joppa Elementary School
Kannon Davidson - Rutledge Elementary School
Tenley Helms - Washburn School
Jackson McFarland & Braxton Fodor - Hancock County Middle School