Terra Fairs would like to thank everyone who was involved in the Terra Rochester Finger Lakes Science and Engineering Fair!

We’d like to thank the students for submitting and presenting their projects! You should be proud of all the work you put in! We hope to see you next year.

We’d like to thank the teachers, mentors and parents who came out to support their students and the fair!

We’d like to thank the Rochester Museum and Science Center staff for their help and cooperation throughout fair day and their year-round support!

We’d like to thank all the judges who took time out of their day to judge these projects. We could not have done it without you, and we hope many of you will return to judge again next year with more of your colleagues and classmates!

We’d like to thank all the volunteers who selflessly gave their time to make this fair the best it’s ever been! We could not have done this fair without your help!

We’d like to thank the committee members who have spent months preparing for this fair.  We’d especially like to thank the committee members who came on fair day:

  • Sheila Brady-Root (SRC)
  • Harold Clark (RMSC)
  • Maya Crosby Co-Director (Director of STEM, Innovation and Research, Allendale Columbia)
  • Ram Dhurjaty (IEEE, Dhurjaty Electronics Cons’g)
  • Joseph Dombrowski (M/E Eng’g / RES Pres / SRC)
  • Jutta Dudley (SRC)
  • Richard Henderson
  • Kenton Hines (RES)
  • Andrew Hirsch (RES Treasurer/ASME/SAE)
  • Grayson Lenhard
  • (ISEF Finalist, UofR SPS)
  • Michael Mann (Exelon)
  • Carol Manning
  • Kaylee May (Terra),
  • Tracy Nemecek (SRC, counselor)
  • Kim Osur (RMSC)
  • Martin Pavelka (SRC)
  • Robert Rountree
  • Jennifer Rubens (Desultoria)
  • Mark Schrader (IEEE, iLUMENATi)
  • Megan Scott (Terra)
  • Keith Van Nostrand (MCC)
  • Dana White (EIT, Engineer/Fisher Associates)
  • Ben Wolfling (EIT, CPL)
  • Mary Eileen Wood (Co-director)
  • Kristy Zukswert (teacher, All City High)
We’d like to thank the Fair Directors, Mary Eileen Wood, and Maya Crosby for all the hard work they put into making this fair as successful as it was!
Last but certainly not least we’d like to thank all of our sponsors. Thank you to our main sponsor Terra Science and Education. Thank you to the Rochester Museum and Science Center for being our site host! Exelon for providing our keynote speaker and all the lunches on fair day! Thank you to Barony of Balquhain for their generous grant. Thank you to Central Western Section STANYS for providing cash awards for Fair Highest Honors! Thank you to Dhurjaty Electronics, with your gift we were able to provide more cash awards! Thank you to IEEE-Rochester Chapter for your gift! Thank you to the Rochester Engineering Society for your gift! Thank you to all of our award sponsors:
  • American Meteorological Society
  • American Psychological Association
  • ASM Materials Education Foundation
  • Bobbi Alcock Founders Award
  • Broadcom Corporation Masters
  • Eagle View Women in Technology
  • Energy 21 Symposium
  • Fricis and Emma Ernstons Family
  • Genius Olympiad at SUNY Oswego
  • Geva Theatre
  • Hemphill
  • Intel
  • Jane and Barbare Helmer
  • Mu Alpha Theta
  • NASA EARTH System Science
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin
  • Regeneron Science Talent Search
  • Ricoh Americas Corporation
  • Saint John Fisher
  • Society for In Vitro Biology
  • SSP Lemelson
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Metric Association
  • U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Off. of Naval Rsch.
  • U.S. Women in Nuclear Science
  • Water Environment Federation and Stockholm Junior Water
  • Yale Science
  • Engineering Association
Everyone involved in the fair had a part in its success and we cannot thank you enough for contribution to this year’s Terra fair!

Next year’s TRFSEF will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.

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