Dublin Villager

Invention competition deadline nears

Dublin students in grades 3-5 can showcase their creativity at the fourth annual Invention Convention.

The contest, open to all Dublin third through fifth graders, challenges students to create an invention that solves a problem.

Students must register for the districtwide Invention Convention by Feb. 15 by emailing ccogden@yahoo.com or by attending a Dublin Parents Resource for OUstanding Students Inventors Workshop slated for 7-8 p.m. Feb. 15 at Jerome High School, 8300 Hyland Croy Road.

The fee for Invention Convention is $5 and all participants will receive self-study materials for the program.

At the Feb. 15 workshop, students can learn about the invention process and ask questions about Invention Convention.

The Dublin Invention Convention, sponsored by Dublin PROUD, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. April 6 at Scioto High School, 4000 Hard Road.

At the April 6 districtwide contest, students can qualify for the regional competition May 18 at Columbus State Community College.

Dublin PROUD is a parent group that works to support gifted children in the school district. For more information, look online at DublinProud.org.