Bloomsburg Fair introduces STEM Competition

BLOOMSBURG—The Bloomsburg Fair is coming up the final week in September and this year there is a new competition to spark high school students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. Bloomsburg University’s STEM Education Center is teaming up with Martz Technologies in Berwick to host the first Bloomsburg Fair STEM Competition.


Greg Martz of Martz Technologies, “These students will bring their very best STEM presentations on how to improve Pennsylvania with water. Water treatment, water conservation, and their presentation are going to include all the different aspects of STEM which is science, technology, engineering, and math.”

Each project will be exhibited and judged in the Technology Building during the week of the Bloomsburg Fair, and there is a generous prize up for grabs, Martz says, “Tuesday night at 7:30 there will be a presentation of the winner and the winning school gets a check for $10,000 for their STEM program.”


Competing will be teams from Berwick, Bloomsburg, Central Columbia, Milton, Midd-West, Montgomery, Shikellamy and Warrior Run high schools. (Sarah Benek)

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