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Winning FWISD Invention Convention On Display This Weekend

This weekend’s Fort Worth ISD Invention Convention will recognize the District’s youngest innovators.

The annual event, which encourages students in kindergarten through the seventh grade to produce creative art and science inventions to improve the world, is hosted by the District’s Choice Programming and Enrichment division in collaboration with local nonprofit Imagination Fort Worth.

Projects will be judged Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7. Winning exhibits will appear in an Open House showcase from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7 at Western Hills Elementary School, 2805 Laredo Drive. Two young innovators will be presented with $250 scholarships from Imagination Fort Worth at a 2 p.m. reception and awards ceremony, following the open house.

Invention Convention projects focus on inventive thinking, creativity and applying critical thinking skills and also encourage students strive for knowledge and achievement in the arts and sciences, according to convention organizers.

For more details, contact Norma Burks, District coordinator of UIL and Academic Activities in FWISD’s Office of Innovation, at 817-814-1526 or email norma.burks@fwisd.org.

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