— Five Dayton-area students won awards at the 26th Ohio Invention Convention Competition.
The students were chosen from 460 kindergarten through eighth grade students from throughout 57 districts.
>> High school students lead anti-gun violence rally in downtown Dayton
The five winners were:
- Fifth grader Logan DeLong from West Alexandria for “Angel Life” (Home Technology, Smart Homes and Appliances Award)
- Sixth graders Addie Leasure and Grace Coppess from North Dayton for “Eco-friendly Flower Food” (Energy Efficiency, Environmental and Clean Technology Generation Award)
- Fourth grader Abigail Browne from Kettering for “Mag-O-Bag” (Consumer Goods and Fashion Award)
- Eighth grader Jianna Nichols from Tipp City for “The Smart Accessory” (Consumer Goods and Fashion Award)
$21,000 in College Savings Awards from Ohio Tuition Trust Authority were awarded, including Best of Show Edison Awards in the two grade divisions with each receiving $2,500. Industry Innovators were awarded $400, with first, second and third place in each grade division receiving savings as well.