The Middle Tennessee Science and Engineering Fair (MTSEF), directed by Professor of Biology Dr. Steve Murphree, was recently held on Belmont’s campus. The event’s 2016 grand prize winners, students from Camden High School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School and Vanderbilt University’s School for Science and Mathematics, went on to present their research at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona.
Intel ISEF, a Society for Science & the Public program, is the largest international science competition in the world for high school students. According to the organization’s website, approximately 1,700 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions and territories present research and compete for prizes totaling $4 million.