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Science Fair Judging

The spring season brings science fairs to the region, which showcase the talent and aspirations of the remarkable students in our schools. The Washington Statistical Society has traditionally provided invaluable community support to these important events by nominating and sending delegations of official judges, who serve as representatives of our profession.

Local University Statistics students who are interested in serving as judges should contact Frank Yoon (609.945.6616) or Maura Bardos. The following science fairs in March need judges to volunteer in January or February:

  • Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair
    Wakefield High School, Arlington, VA
    Saturday, March 16, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12 PM
  • DC STEM Fair
    location TBA
    Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair
    Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax, VA
    Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Prince George's Area Science Fair
    Charles Herbert Flowers High School, Springdale, MD
    Saturday, March 16, 2019, 8:30 AM
  • Montgomery County Science Fair
    Food and Drug Administration White Oak Campus, Silver Spring
    Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9:30 AM-5 PM

WSS science fair judges work as a team at each fair to identify science projects that demonstrate excellence in investigation or use of statistical methods. Every year, our junior high and high school students eagerly look forward to the opportunity to share their understanding of statistics, and our judges have always valued this rewarding experience.

For a recap of science fairs in 2013, please see this piece in Amstat News.

Here are the five regional science fairs which WSS has supported:

  • Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair,
  • DC Science Technology Engineering Math Fair
  • Prince George's Area Science Fair
  • Montgomery County Science Fair
  • Fairfax County Regional Science & Engineering Fair

For more information about the WSS Science Fair program, please contact Frank Yoon, fyoon@us.ibm.com, 609.945.6616