MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — In an effort to encourage its students to excel in the fields of science and engineering, the City of Miami Gardens will host the 5th annual ‘Science and Engineering Fair’ on Monday, Dec. 7. Councilman David Williams Jr., spearheaded the event, which kicks off with the Science and Engineering Fair Competition from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at St. Thomas University, 16401 NW 37th Avenue in Miami Gardens. The Fair concludes on Tuesday, Dec. 8, with the Science Fair Awards Presentation from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, located at 3000 NW 199th Street in Miami Gardens.

“We are thrilled to host yet another Science and Engineering Fair,” said Councilman David Williams Jr. “This Fair helps expose students to science, engineering, and technology components that will inspire them to seek future endeavors in great, life-changing fields of study.”

Students from 22 schools throughout Miami Gardens are preparing their projects. Participants from the innovative Beginnings in Science (iBiS) Programs include: Golden Glades Elementary School, Crestview Elementary School, Scott Lake Elementary School, Rainbow Park Elementary School, Parkview Elementary School, Carol City Elementary School, Hibiscus Elementary School, Barbara Hawkins Elementary School, and Carol City High School.

Over 100 students from these schools are expected to participate for cash prizes ranging from $25 – $750 for the most unique project. Judges from various fields will critique student projects and the top five students will be recognized with cash prizes.

Sponsorship opportunities exist at the following levels:

Gold Sponsors ($2,500)

Silver Sponsors ($1,500)

Bronze Sponsors ($500)

For more information on the Science and Engineering Fair and sponsorship opportunities, contact Hilary Marshall at (305) 622-8062.