StudentCompetitions

The ISDC ‘98 Student Competitions Program is designed as anOutreach Program to Wisconsin Middle Schools and High Schools, Grades6-12. However students anywhere are welcome to participate, and amail-in opportunity will be available. The program outlined here is a“work in progress” so watch for updates.

ESSAY and FICTION Competitions

Target Judging Day April 25th, 1998
System of Semi Finals under consideration

Awards to be presented as part of the Wisconsin Space BusinessRoundtable Meeting at the ISDC ‘98 Hotel (Hyatt RegencyMilwaukee), Thursday evening, May 21st, 1998 (the eve of theConference). Picture taken with “an Astronaut” (TBD)

Award winning Essays and Fiction pieces to be collected and publishedas the ISDC ‘98 Junior Proceedings, available for purchase atthe conference. The award winning authors will be given freeregistration to the conference, their parents and/or friends areeligible for a reduced registration rate (TBD). We expect that therewill be additional prizes.

ESSAY Topics

500-1000 words, depending on grade
8.5x11 double spaced typed or computer printed
Draft papers should be proof read for grammar and spelling, correctedversion submitted.
Suggested themes are listed below:

FICTION Categories

1000-5000 words
Can be a straight story, a humorous piece
or a news interview with a fictitious explorer or settler etc.
Suggested themes are listed below:

ART, MODEL, DIORAMA, COMPUTER CREATIONCompetitions

Display and Judging will be at the Sheboygan, Wisconsin Armory onSaturday May 17, 1998 as part of the Rockets for Schools rocketlaunching activities that day in Sheboygan. Sheboygan is 50 milesnorth of Milwaukee along the Lake Michigan shore.

Awards to be presented as part of the Wisconsin Space BusinessRoundtable Meeting at the ISDC ‘98 Hotel (Hyatt RegencyMilwaukee), Thursday evening, May 21st, 1998 (the eve of theConference). Picture taken with “an Astronaut” (TBD)

Award winning Entries will go on display in the ISDC ‘98 ExhibitHall, and award winners will be given free registration to theconference, their parents and/or friends are eligible for a reducedregistration rate (TBD). We expect there will be additionalprizes.

COMPUTER Creations

ART Categories

maximum 12” x16” paper, foam core, no cardboard orconstruction paper; matted Bill Burt (414) 762-9315 and CherylMorissette (414) 649-9674 can answer questions submitted by/throughteachers.
Suggested themes:

MODELS and dioramas

Models and table top dioramas should be portable in weight andsize (maximum 30”X8’)
Some ideas:

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