AllEarth Renewables announces award winners at STEM fair

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AllEarth Renewables announces award winners at STEM fair

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 3:55am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine AllEarth Renewables wishes to congratulate all of the participants in the recent Vermont Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fair, and to announce the winners of the event’s AllEarth Renewables special awards. Held on March 24th at Norwich University, the 59th annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Fair showcased the work of Vermont public, private and homeschooled students in grades 5-12 who have won local science and math fair competitions. The students displayed projects that tackle questions and pose solutions arising from the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.AllEarth Renewables sponsored awards for the best high school project in either solar or wind renewable energy. 

student wind turbine models from science fairThe winners of these prizes are Jacob Rathbun from Milton Middle School, and Jared Kennedy from Mater Christi School. AllEarth Renewables also awarded prizes for outstanding mechanical engineering and electrical engineering projects.  These award recipients are Emily King from  Missisquoi Valley Union High School  and Emma Medor from Missisquoi Valley Union High School.  AllEarth Renewables has been a major sponsor of the STEM Fair since 2013. Sarah Greenberg, an Embedded Systems Engineer at AllEarth Renewables, served as a volunteer judge at this year's fair.

“I’d like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to all the students who participated,” said David Blittersdorf, CEO and President of AllEarth Renewables. “I draw a great deal of inspiration from this event every year.  To see such interest in renewable energy at such a young age is truly moving.  We owe it to our future generations to do all we can to encourage and inspire young people who want to get into STEM fields.  AllEarth Renewables is honored to be able to play a part supporting this event.”

The award winning projects included a series of 3D-printed windmill blades, tests on microbial fuel cells, experiments on converting sound waves into mechanical energy, and an exploration of the effects of temperature on circuit data analysis. 

About AllEarth Renewables
AllEarth Renewables, Inc. headquartered in Williston, Vermont, is a company dedicated to bringing clean, renewable energy to businesses, farms, municipalities and homeowners that helps lessen our nation’s dependence on fossil fuels and reduce green-house gas emissions.  We bring new, more efficient energy solutions to market - from community wind farms to solar generation and now commuter rail transportation. Under the AllEarth Renewables umbrella, we have developed more than 20 MW of new wind and solar energy, and manufactured over 6,000 solar trackers. For more information visit www.allearthrenewables.com.

Source: Williston, VT - AllEarth Renewables