The event, sponsored by Student Inventions Through Education (SITE), hosted local winners in grades K-8.
Local winners included:
* Gabrielle Sickler’s “No Slip Head Grip,” took first place in the K-2 Division;
* Gina Hite’s invention, “The Bright Box” was awarded first place in the Grades 3-4 Division; and
* Garrett Goebel took first place for his “Extend-a-Switch” in the Grades 5-6 Division.
This was Cinnaminson’s 29th annual Invention Convention, held under the direction of Elaine Mendelow, a retired teacher who conceived The Project Challenge program.
The program is for New Albany Elementary School, Eleanor Rush Intermediate School and Cinnaminson Middle School students in grades 2-8.
The district’s inventors look forward to entering their next ideas and prototypes in next year’s Invention Convention to be held in March, 2015.