The Ohio Academy of Science had the Ohio State Awards ceremony for Believe in Ohio and two Canfield students were recognized as state winners. Crescenzo Scheetz received a $10,000 scholarship for his project entitled “Effect of Probiotic Application Post-Surgical Scrubbing”. Elisabeth Facemeyer, Alexa Schmidt and Megan Stitt were awarded $5,000 for their project entitled “Biodegradable Heat Sink Phone Case”. These awards are in addition to the $1000 they were awarded for being regional finalists.
Believe in Ohio is a free, comprehensive, curriculum-based, STEM and entrepreneurship program for Ohio high school students. The program is designed to create a “Culture of Innovation” and to prepare students to meet the demands of a rapidly changing labor market and become contributors to Ohio’s innovation economy.