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Prescott Regional SciTechFest To Offer Day Of Learning, Fun and Prizes
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13 April 2018   Jason Kadah

Free Event Will Promote STEM+A In Prescott And Surrounding Communities

WHAT:  Part of a statewide celebration of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the arts (STEM+A), the fourth annual Prescott Regional SciTechFest will feature over forty interactive workshops, exhibits, and presentations/demonstrations from local schools, businesses, and public agencies. Robotics and unmanned aircraft demonstrations, hands-on forensics science activities, and boom truck rides are just a few of the features at this year’s regional SciTechFest.

“It is our hope to inspire members of the quad-city area, especially young people, to champion academic excellence and creativity, and pursue careers in science and technology,” said Dr. Anne Boettcher, Prescott SciTechFest Committee Member and Director of the Undergraduate Research Institute and Honors Program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

WHERE:  ERAU Activity Center and Athletic Complex, 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, Ariz.

WHEN:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018

COST:  FREE

WHO:  Participants include:  Astronomy Club of Prescott, Arizona SciTech, BASIS School, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Women Engineers, Weather Club, Eagle Sat Communication, Eagle Aerosports, VEX Robotics, ERAU Forensic Sciences, and many more) Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Mine, Heritage Park Zoological Society, Highlands Center for Natural History, Mountain Institute JTED, Northern Arizona University-Yavapai, Prescott Unified Schools (Taylor Hicks RoboCats), Town of Prescott Valley, Unisource Energy Services, University of Arizona-Yavapai County Cooperative, Yavapai College (Computer Numeric Control, Electrical & Instrumentation, Robotics, Electrical Utility Technology, Enrollment Services, Automotive Airbrushing), Prescott Electric Vehicle Association (PEVA), STEM Chemist, United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS), Aeroracers, Inc., University of Arizona Health Sciences Library, Universal Helicopters, Inc, Chapel Rock Outdoor Education.

For more information, visit https://azscitech.com/scitech_event/prescott-regional-scitech-fest/ or https://www.facebook.com/PrescottSciTechFest/

EVENT CONTACT:  Andy Fraher, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Ariz.; (928) 777-6697; prstmout@erau.edu  

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz.; online; and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv. For more about the Prescott Campus, follow on Twitter at @ERAU_Prescott and at facebook.com/ERAUPrescott.