STEMfest!® Knox 2017

3rd Annual STEMfest!® Knox​​


Saturday, ​February 25, 2017

10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.  Event viewing and judging
4:00 p.m.  Award ceremony
Noon - 3:00 p.m.  Visit the interactive industry and partner displays and learn more about all the exciting STEM innovations taking place in Licking County.​

Competition locations: 

Central Ohio Technical College Knox Campus
236 S. Main St., Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Hunter Hall, 231 S. Main St., Mount Vernon

Kenyon College
Wright Center, 400 S. Main Street, Mount Vernon

Additional exhibits and hands on activities will be located in COTC and at SPI Spot (400 S. Main St. Mount Vernon).

STEMfest!® Knox is a partnership among Knox County's higher education institutions: Central Ohio Technical College (COTC), Kenyon College and Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU). The event features middle and high school student teams competing in challenges focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The purpose of the event is to promote STEM activities and connect local industry, schools, parents and children.

2017 Challenge Themes

  • Architectural Engineering (sponsored by COTC)​
  • Biofuels: Power from Plants
  • 3D Technology

You, your students, and families are invited to attend STEMfest! In addition to the STEMfest! Knox Challenge presentations, the event will showcase local businesses and industries with hands-on activities for middle and high school students. Judging of the STEMfest! Knox Challenges will take place on the day of competition for all participants. Awards for both Middle and High School winners will be presented at 4:00pm. ​

Online registration for participating in the challenge is available at​.​ Deadline is January 30.

Questions: 740.670.8042 or email meghanfederer@at the