BOCES Happenings
Students take eco-ride at famous race track
Students in several Career & Technical Education programs at Broome-Tioga BOCES took part in a hold-on-to-your-seats exciting project that put them on the track at Watkins Glen Speedway. 
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Engineering to curb hunger
Students in Broome-Tioga BOCES New Visions Engineering Academy teamed up with Lockheed Martin to enter this year's "Canstruction" competition at the Oakdale Mall. Their entry - a giant R2 D2 replica - was named May the Food Be With You. Organizers say approximately 20,000 cans of food were used to build the various entries, all of which will be donated to CHOW and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.

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Science students take part in Stanford University's new microscope project
Broome-Tioga BOCES has joined a Stanford University project to beta test a new, innovative type of microscope called the Foldscope.  
Bookmarking literacy around the world
Students in Broome-Tioga BOCES’ Evertech High School recently participated in a community service project called the “Students Rebuild Literacy Challenge,” producing hand-made bookmarks that will be given to children in Latin America, Africa and Asia.  
Tech Academy students place at annual robotics competition
The annual Southern Tier Robotics Competition attracted tech-savvy students from around the region, including a team from Broome-Tioga BOCES Tech Academy.  
Odyssey of the Mind tournament draws hundreds to BOCES campus
Hundreds of students from throughout the Southern Tier and beyond tested their problem-solving skills at the Region 12 Odyssey of the Mind Tournament conducted on BOCES main campus March 21.
Here is some of the news coverage from the event.
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