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Tampa: Two students win at Florida Invention Convention

By Tampa Dispatch   /   Monday, 26 Aug 2019 12:00AM
By Tampa Dispatch / Monday, 26 Aug 2019 12:00AM

Two students from Tampa were recently honored for their innovations at the Florida Invention Convention. 

Makana Salim-Uesi, a 7th grade student at Williams Middle Magnet School, took 1st Place in the competition. Her invention, “RCV H20″. is a model of a labor-saving device that can transport and filter water at the same time.

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Fort Myers students honored for innovations

Anonymous | Southwest Florida Business Today | August 2019
Anonymous | Southwest Florida Business Today | August 2019
Two students from Fort Myers were recently honored for their innovations at the Florida Invention Convention.
 
Samantha Mitchell, a 6th grade student at St Francis Xavier Catholic School, won a Next Level Award. Her invention, “Foamy Finger”, is a safety bumper used to protect fingers from being injured in sliding doors. The Award is selected by Inventor’s Launchpad, a sponsor of the Florida Invention Convention Sponsor; and includes free prototyping services.
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August 5, 2019 - Tracy Zuluaga Introduces The 2019 Florida Invention Convention Coming up This Week

Student inventor helps migrant children

By Dalia Dangerfield | Spectrum Bay News 9 – Hillsborough County | PUBLISHED June 24, 2018

TAMPA, Fla. — As the thousands of children wait to be reunited with their parents, a Bay Area student is on a mission to help migrant children.

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Florida Invention Convention Encourages Student Innovation

By Ashley Schiedenhelm | WUSF Public Media | Mar 22, 2018
By Ashley Schiedenhelm | WUSF Public Media | Mar 22, 2018

The Florida Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo is pushing the envelope for students interested in STEM subjects.

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2018 Florida Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship Expo

Anonymous | Bay Area Manufacturers Association | February 5, 2018
Anonymous | Bay Area Manufacturers Association | February 5, 2018

The Florida Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo is pushing the envelope for students interested in STEM subjects.

“Whereas STEM is very straight sense, science, technology, engineering, and math, STEMIE takes it that next step further,” says Tracy Zuluaga, Executive Director of Bright Young Minds Coalition.

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