Top students from throughout Gila County will compete on Feb. 26 in the Regional Science Fair at Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum in Miami. Judging will start at 8 a.m., with doors open to the public from noon to 3 p.m.
Last year, 21 students from Gila County qualified for and earned medals at the Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair. The students came from Pine, Payson, Young, Globe and Gila County Regional School districts.
First place winners in each division and category from participating schools can compete in the regional fair. Winners can then compete at the Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair to be held March 31 through April 2 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
The Gila County Schools Web site gilacountyschools.org) has more information on these events as well as a downloadable student science fair project handbook.