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STEM Student Events & Competitions

2019-2020 Calendar of Events

If you have questions about any upcoming events, please contact Ashley Andrews at

Friday, November 15, 2019

Computer Science Fair

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Cookies, Cocoa, and Coding

Saturday, January 25, 2020

STEM Competition Training

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Storm the Citadel

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Science Olympiad - Div. A (The Citadel)

Saturday, February 29, 2020

SC Middle School VEX REC Competition

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Charleston STEM Festival

Saturday, March 14, 2020

State Science Olympiad (at Newberry College)

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

NASA and Charleston County Government STEM Expo

Saturday, April 25, 2020

KidWind Competition

Help us inspire the STEM leaders of the future

When you partner with The Citadel’s STEM Center, you show your local community, customers and employees that you are dedicated to attracting and retaining the future leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Whether you are a small family business or a large corporation, there are multiple ways your business can make an impact on the lives of students interested in STEM:

  • sponsoring competitions
  • volunteering
  • corporate foundation gifts

Sponsorship’s offer the opportunity to showcase your business’s commitment to education, building the economy of the future, and enriching the lives of students.

To learn more about how your business can support The Citadel’s STEM Center, please contact Ashley Andrews, Assistant Director, at or 843-953-7121 for more information.


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The STEM Center at The Citadel

KidWind Challenge

April 25, 2020

Students are invited to attend a one day competition at The Citadel where they’ll use their knowledge of sustainability to design, build and test wind turbines and/or solar homes. This hands-on, student-centered challenge tasks students with developing efficient, creative alternative energy machines. Registration is open to grades 4-12 and is free for all.

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Storm the Citadel

February 8, 2020

Hands-on engineering competition opened to K-12 students including Trebuchet, Water Bottle Rockets, Bridge and Robotics competitions.

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SC Science Olympiad

Div. A

February 22 - The Citadel

Div. B and C

March 14 - Newberry College


Science Olympiad offers interscholastic academic competition in biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, problem solving, and technology. The state and national tournaments consist of a series of individual and team events, and there is a balance between events requiring knowledge of scientific facts, concepts, processes, skills, and science applications.

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