Regional Science and Engineering Fair Announcements

New Award Announced for West Liberty Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

In order to promote interest in the science of physics, an Emeritus Professor of Physics from West Liberty University has announced his sponsorship of a special award for excellence in physics at the annual West Liberty Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

Retired Professor of Physics, Robert W. Schramm was the originator of the West Liberty Fair and served as Director for 30 years. “I believe the science fair program serves a valuable educational purpose. We are quick to recognize and reward students for their athletic accomplishments but we tend to ignore their intellectual accomplishments. The science fair program is a vehicle for rewarding young people for intellectual achievement,” said Schramm.

“I am especially concerned about the lack of interest in the science of physics. Therefore, I am creating this special cash award to encourage the youth of the Ohio Valley to become more involved and interested in the science of physics, which is, after all, the basic science upon which all the sciences are based.”

More information on this special award can be obtained from:

Zachary Loughman, Ph.D.
Co-Director WLU Regional Fair
Arnett Hall
West Liberty University
West Liberty WV 26074
304 – 336 – 8923
[email protected]