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Computer Fair Quickly Approaching

2/8/2013

More than 2,000 students expected in the 29th Annual Technology/Computer Fair at Faulkner State Community College

Bay Minette, Alabama—More than 2,000 students from 54 schools within the Southern regions of Alabama will participate in the 29th Annual Computer Science Fair sponsored by Faulkner State Community College.  The date for the Computer Fair will be Thursday, March 14, at 9:00 am in the L. D. Owen Performing Arts Center at Faulkner State Community College in Bay Minette.

Students from 3rd through 12th grades will compete in 14 categories, which include Information Technology, Internet Web Page Authorship, Applications, Media, Hardware, Individual Programming, Video Production, Web Page Creation, Group Projects, and Team Programming.

Students from twenty counties, which include both public and private schools, will be participating in the fair.  These counties include Mobile, Baldwin, Monroe, Escambia, Washington, Clarke, Wilcox, and Conecuh, Barbour, Dale, Pike, Covington, and Houston counties.



Winners from the computer fair will have the opportunity to compete at the State Fair in April at Auburn University in Montgomery and will compete with the winners from seven other regions throughout the state.  Prizes and college scholarships will be awarded to competition winners.

The public is invited to attend, and there is no admission cost.  For more information contact Charles Lake at 251-580-2149 or via e-mail at clake@faulknerstate.edu.

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