Saturday, May 17, 2003

Today was NH's Young Inventors' Invention Convention

Today was the 17th annual celegration of the New Hampshire Young
Inventors' program which is sponsored by the href="">Academy of Applied Science.

Spencer's 'Heat Now!' invention was given the 6th grade
'Environmental Award' and the Medical Special Award. The
latter one is given by the New
Hampshire Medical Society
and came with a $50 saving bond. He was
just beaming.

The first guest speaker was Ken Hakuta, better known as href="">Dr. Fad, the inventor of the "Wacky
WallWalker" who unloaded a boatload of his flag ship toy to each of
the kids.

The second guest speaker were Kati Fairweather, a local high school
inventor who was recently awarded a patent for her href="
Loss Lacrosse" (aka "Tethered practice apparatus") and href="
by Brine..

Tomorrow href="">Trevor
is competing in the Class 7 New England Championships meet down in
Stoughton, MA. Who said weekends were made for relaxing ;-)