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300 students take part in regional science fair at USM

USM hosts a regional science and engineering fair for grades 7-12 Friday. Photo Credit WDAM. USM hosts a regional science and engineering fair for grades 7-12 Friday. Photo Credit WDAM.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Hundreds of Mississippi's best young minds gathered at The University of Southern Mississippi Friday to show off their science and engineering skills. 

They took part in a science and engineering fair at the Thad Cochran Center.

About 300 students in grades 7-12 from nearly two dozen South Mississippi counties set up their projects to be judged.  

Winners will participate in a state science and engineering competition in April.

The fair was hosted by the Center for Science and Mathematics Education and the Mississippi State Science & Engineering Fairs (MSEF-Region I). 

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