Uplift Education

Uplift Education Science Fair on Saturday, January 28, 2023

Release Date: 01/26/23

Local and State Representatives to Serve as Judges

The Science Teacher Access to Resources at Southwestern or STARS program was created in 1991 to improve the quality of science education in North Central Texas. The goal of this program is to provide awareness around various fields in science and broadening the knowledge base of teachers. All STARS resources are available to teachers in the state of Texas at no cost.

WHEN: Saturday, January 28, 2022
TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building 6001 Forest Park Rd, Dallas, Texas 75235

SPECIAL NOTES: Honored to be serving as TIER 1 judges on site at UT Southwestern are:

  • Councilman Paul Ridley – Dallas City Council District 14

  • Councilwoman Paula Blackmon – Dallas City Council District 9

  • State Representative Venton Jones- House District 100

3000 Pegasus Park Dr., Building 2 Dallas, TX 75247 Phone: 469.621.8500 Fax: 469.621.8545 www.uplifteducation.org

• UT Southwestern medical students, graduate students, professors, and staff.
Notable UTSW staff will also participating as judges and awarding select scholars the UT Southwestern STARS Award .

“The Uplift science fair is an event we look forward to every year. We get to see our scholars in action sharing their research to judges all while they get to practice their public speaking and presentation skills.” Yasmin Bhatia, CEO Uplift Education.

Uplift Education

Uplift Education is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the lives of teachers, families, and, most importantly, students. With a network of 45 college preparatory, public charter schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Uplift offers students of any background the powerful chance to study within a multidisciplinary curriculum and prepare for the college or career they deserve. Established in 1996, the network has grown to serve over 23,000 students in Pre-K- 12th grades, with the majority being low-income and minority students who will be the first in their family to attend college.

3000 Pegasus Park Drive
Suite 1100
Dallas, TX 75247


Kimberly Esparza
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