KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee high school students will win scholarships and compete for a trip to London in a contest sponsored by the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and the U.S. Army and Navy.
The 32nd annual Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium will be held March 6-8 at UT-Knoxville and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Dr. Phyllis Huff, UT education professor, said the student who presents the best research paper or scientific experiment proposal will receive a $4,000 scholarship and an additional $750 for attending UT. Second place winner will receive a $750 scholarship to UT.
The winning student’s teacher will receive money to buy classroom school supplies, Huff said.
The state’s five finalists earn a trip to the symposium’s national meeting and compete against students from other states for more scholarship money and a trip to London.
Entries are due Feb. 1, 1997.
For more information, Huff can be reached at 308 Claxton Education Building, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, (423) 974-3435.
Contact: Dr. Phyllis Huff (423-974-3435)