Science and Mathematics Education Institute
Science Fair

2018 FHSU Regional Science & Engineering Fair

Tenth Annual Regional Science & Engineering Fair hosted by Fort Hays State University
The Tenth Annual FHSU Regional Science & Engineering Fair was held in the Memorial Union at Fort Hays State University on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 9 a.m. to approximately 2 p.m.
Students grades 4-12 are eligible to enter, with awards given for top entries in each category.
Winning entries will automatically qualify for the Kansas State Science & Engineering Fair. Individual projects may be entered, as well as team entries (comprised of no more than 3 students).

For more information please click here. The deadline to register is January 24, 2018.

Winners from the 2017 Regional Science and Engineering Fair are:

Grades 9 - 12

Minkyu Kim & Gyuree Kim, Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science
Peter Lee, Hays High School
Ethan Klausmeyer, Hays High School
Marshall Meier & Easton Wamser, Hays High School
Olivia Reed, Hays High School
Maddie Lohmeyer, Hays High School

Creighton Renz, Thomas More Pre-Marian
Justice Dotts, Hays High School
Carson Ackerman, Hays High School

Chance Elliott & Adam Frye, Peabody Burns
Anna Johnson, Peabody/Burns Junior High/High School

Grades 4 - 8

Sophie Bricker, Skyline Schools
Jensen Brull & Tate Dinkel, Holy Family Elementary
Isabelle Jones, O'Laughlin Elementary School
Isabel Peine, Thomas More Prep-Marian
Cohen Flanders, Skyline Schools
Madelyn Seiler, Thomas More Prep-Marian
Whitney Befort, Thomas More Prep-Marian
Wyatt Lovell, Southwest Elementary
Grace May, Liberty Middle School
Devin Newby & Jackson Baker, Liberty Middle School
Sarah Lamatsch, Southwest Elementary
Jaelynn Bridges, Liberty Middle School
Jesse Kemper, Southwest Elementary

Jack Barker, Southwest Elementary
Megan Younie, Southwest Elementary
Sophia Linenberger, Thomas More Prep-Marian
Nathaniel Hodsell, Southwest Elementary
Divya Somayaji, Thomas More Prep-Marian
Sarah Spencer, Peabody/Burns Junior High/High School
Luke Schmidt, Skyline Schools
Hayli Meier, Thomas More Prep-Marian

Kenton Ginther, Thomas More Prep-Marian
Sophia Balthazor, Thomas More Prep-Marian
Emilee Lane, Thomas More Prep-Marian


***Judges Sign Up Form ***
***Category Descriptions***

Categories are as follows:

  • Animal Science
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Embedded Systems
  • Energy: Chemical
  • Energy: Physical
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Plant Sciences
  • Robotics and Intelligent Machines
  • Systems Software
  • Translational Medical Science

Attention Teachers or Sponsors: Please review the rules & forms below. Please submit the forms as necessary with your students' entries to Questions about the rules or forms may be directed to the Science & Mathematics Education Institute, Ann Noble at (785) 628-5449 or check the Teacher/Sponsor page for additional information. Parents and families are encouraged to attend the Fair.

Required KSSEF & ISEF Rules Forms for 9th-12th Grade Entries:
Report Guidelines
Abstract Form (must be completed by all participants)

Required KSSEF Forms for 4th-8th Grade Entries:
Research Plan Rules
Research Guidelines
Abstract Form (must be completed by all participants)

Sample Judging Form

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