PHOTOS: Central Tech Hosts STEM Day

Central Tech hosted the 15th annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Day at the Drumright campus.  It’s a one-day event with activities consisting of math contests, engineering and scientific problem solving, and demonstrations related to STEM.

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Fifteen schools attended with approximately 530 high school and middle school students competing.  Competitions included five areas of math:  middle school math, algebra I & II, geometry, and advanced math, two engineering events—Long Distance Glider and “Pirate’s Escape” Penny Boat.  In the biomedical science area, students solved a written scientific problem using teamwork, scientific deductions, and demonstration of the method used.

Winners received medals for first, second, and third places.  A sweepstakes honor was awarded to the schools with the most overall points which were:  High School—first place Cushing, second place Mannford, and third place Kellyville; Middle School—first place Cleveland, second place Sapulpa, and third place Kellyville.

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For more information about STEM classes at Central Tech visit CentralTech.Edu and for more about STEM education in Oklahoma, go to okstem.org.

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