TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF PRESS RELEASE
Contact: Keena Miller
Phone: 512-462-5328, cell: 512-658-4444
Email: [email protected]
FOR RELEASE MAY 17, 2013
TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF’S HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE FAIR – MAY 17
Austin, Texas – May 17, 2013 – The Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) holds its annual high school science fair today, in the school’s Seeger Gym, at 1102 South Congress Avenue.
Open to the public today, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon, over 100 students have teamed up to present and demonstrate their findings before a panel of judges from TSD, the University of Texas and Austin Community College (ACC).
Students are presenting 55 science projects in topics covering biology, chemistry, physics and anatomy.
Grand prize winners in two divisions – Freshman/Sophomores and Juniors/Seniors – will receive an Apple iPad mini, and runners-up in both divisions will receive cash prizes, ranging from $45.00-$100.00.
TSD’s science fair is generously sponsored this year by: Gallaudet University Regional Center Southwest at ACC and the TSD Foundation.
WHAT: Texas School for the Deaf’s 3rd Annual High School Science Fair
Friday, May 17, 2013
8:30 am – 12:00 noon
Seeger Gym – TSD
1102 South Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704
ABOUT THE TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (TSD)
The Texas School for the Deaf is the oldest continuously operating public school in Texas. Educating deaf and hard of hearing students of Texas since 1856, the campus also provides outreach and educational resources for students, their families and professionals in the field throughout the state of Texas. With educational excellence and a strong belief in a culture and community at TSD, students form a unique identity based on their individual strengths and talents. TSD is an environment where students learn, grow, and belong. For more information about the Texas School for the Deaf, visit http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/.