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2020 Connecticut Invention Convention State Finals UPDATE


Inventors are registered, judging is happening! National Finalists will be notified on May 18th, through our registration system. All other award winners, which there will be plenty: Recognized Inventors, Sponsor Awards, Invention Log and Display Board Awards, will be announced during our Award Ceremony.


Congratulations to all 587 young inventors who submitted their projects. Judging our many awards is happening now! 

Invoicing of schools happening the week of May 18th.

5/18                                  U.S. Nationals inventors will be notified via email with their invitations and further instructions on graduating their registration. 

(All other awards will be announced in the Award Ceremony in June.)                                        

The week of 6/15              Awards Ceremony hosted on CIC social media channels to announce all award winners.


Invention Convention U.S. Nationals Finalists

Congratulations to our U.S. Nationals Finalists: 108 inventors, from 76 schools, will advance to represent our program in the online Nationals event. 


Last Name First Name Invention Title Grade School
Samson Kathryn Fountain Filter 8 Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School
Leszczynski Emily EcoWrap 6 Ashford School
DiMauro Maya survIVe 5 Bear Path Elementary
Torello Peter Write Way Glove 5 Bear Path Elementary
Shove Riley Super Shot Hockey Trainer 5 Bennet Academy
Crippen Rex You've Got Mail 4 Botelle Elementary School
Almstead Marin No Waste Bird Feeder 4 Branchville Elementary School
Amin Eshan Toy Scraper 2.0 3 Brookside Elementary School
Steffenson Josie Sock Lock 1 Buckley Elementary School
Steffenson June Super Marshmallow Roaster 3 Buckley Elementary School
Gosselin Graham Sure Contact Cane 5 Burr Elementary School
Cruz-Irizarry Daiven Logutron 4 Center Elementary School
Kohler Benjamin Quick Cleats 5 Center Elementary School
Powell Ethan Propeller Shield 2.0 5 Center Road School
Kelly Brennan The Keystrapper 6 Chapel Street Elementary School
Pethrick Josie Egg Savior 4 Chapel Street Elementary School
Petraglia Dylan Careful Campfire: A Fire Safety App 4 Chapel Street Elementary School
Srinivasan Sagarika Vista 9 Cheshire High School


Object Detection Universal System (O.D.U.S.) an Aid for the Visually Impaired
 9 Cheshire High School
Abramson Sophia Pop-Up Crosswalk 5 Chester Elementary School
Romano Abigail E-Mote 5 Columbus Magnet School
Lindsey Xavier Jellitensils 7 CREC Academy of Science and Innovation
Cogle Alexander The Expand-A Box 2 CREC University of Hartford Magnet School
Morrissey Jonah The Block Blocker 5 Deep River Elementary School
Wilson Caterina The Pencil Pod 5 Deep River Elementary School
Ortiz Jr. Genesis IMPACT 8 Discovery Magnet School
Dawson Simon Ultimate extend-a-chair 5 Dwight Elementary School
Crocker James Lockdown Lookout 7 East Granby Middle School
Zukowski Katrina Smile Straw 6 East Shore Middle School
Davis Ana-Lois CPR Smart Gloves 8 East Windsor Middle School
Davis Peter The Hot Cap 6 East Windsor Middle School
Matyschsyk Rachel Caught Red Handed 5 Eli Terry Elementary School
Delaney Quinn Seat-O-Matic 5 Fletcher W. Judson Elementary School
Lopez-Wortman William Erasine: An Automatic Smartboard Eraser 12 Greens Farms Academy
Marzen Tyler Ghost: Securing Voice Assistants through Air-Gapped Systems 12 Greens Farms Academy
Karunaratne Ravindu FIRE ESCAPOD 6 Hamden Hall Country Day School
DiMartino Sierra Brush On The Go 6 Harborside Middle School
Roberts Emily Post Surgery Scarf 6 Har-Bur Middle School
Glista Annalie Save Time Laundry 4 Harwinton Consolidated School
Penake Hadley The Puppy Guard 5 Holland Hill Elementary School
Belding Katie Shorty Stepper 2.0 5 Jack Jackter Intermediate School
Bunting Charlotte The Upsie Daisy 3 Jack Jackter Intermediate School
Vitanza Zoë BOOKZALL 5 Jennings Elementary School
Blanco Mya Back In The Game 8 John Wallace Middle School
Barndt Natalie Stop-A-Wreck 7 Lyme Old Lyme Middle School
Karpinski Simon JumpSmart 7 Lyme Old Lyme Middle School
Antonucci Jasmine Environmental: Healing Blanket 11 Manchester High School
Wilker Sasha The Dogaciser 4 Marvin Elementary School
Selvaratnam Kiran Auto Fresh. 5 McKinley Elementary School
Calabrese Lillian Pollution Solution 5 Mile Creek Elementary School
Cheela Meghana Lymph-flow 11 Milford High School Inventors Club
Kothapalli Nihitha Sober AI 10 Milford High School Inventors Club
Vipparla Rachna Viru-Cleanse 11 Milford High School Inventors Club
Kazarian Liana Zero Mess Tray 5 Mill Hill Elementary School
Ross Annabel TintSki 5 Mill Hill Elementary School
Bracco Benjamin Head Space - Headphone Accessory 4 Nichols Elementary School
Kinsler Kymel Protecti-Wear 5 North Windham Elementary School
Vertefeuille Enzo The Book Chair 5 North Windham Elementary School
Savkar Avaneesh No child left behind 5 Orchard Hill Elementary School
Patel Krishiv Tubular Trash Tin 6 Perry Hill Upper Elementary School
Kumbar Gauri Water Conservation in Aquaponics 4 Philip R. Smith Elementary School
Anderson Lorelei Changelings - A Soccer Cleat Revolution 6 Plainfield Central Middle School
Flamengo Lahndon Class Coaster 2020 5 Polk Elementary School
Dellaselva Jc Sani*Stall 4 Pond Hill Elementary School
Anderson Melodie The Forget Me Not 8 Putnam Middle School
Seniff Kale Warning Waves 5 Rock Hill Elementary School
Strickland Rosemary The Lockdown Desk 8 Roton Middle School
Turnbull Ryan Wide Awake 2.0 7 Roton Middle School
Hahn Atticus The Mouse Clean Coat 4 Rowayton Elementary School
Wayland Bess The Fidgeta 4 Rowayton Elementary School
Belanger Michael The EZ Bag 4 Samuel Staples Elementary School
Nani Evan Book Holder 2.0 4 Samuel Staples Elementary School
Anderson Georgia Sudz for the Sea 5 Scotland Elementary School
Connally Hazel The Buddy Blanket 4 Scotland Elementary School
Tote Matilda Angel Wings 6 Second Hill Lane School
Baneat Alexander IfFOUND 7 Shelton Intermediate School
Manzo Marissa Forget Me Knot (homework app) 8 Shelton Intermediate School
Sanborn Luke Seek WiFI 8 Shelton Intermediate School
Palliyath Yuvraj ChessLog 4 South Side School
Dilaj Brianna Mosquito Umbrella Protector 1 Southeast Elementary School
Gordon Shannon Handy Cane 5 St. Rita's School
Harms Giulia Travel Buddy 5 St. Rita's School
Kirkman Liam Zipper Shield 4 St. Rose of Lima School
Kelly Gretchen EASIM - Ecofriendly Automatic Sidewalk Ice Melter 6 Stafford Elementary School
Pourkavoos Ariana Dampening, Quantifying, and Recording Tremor 7 Talcott Mountain Academy of Science' Mathematics and Technology
Southam Jasper The Pathfinder 8 Talcott Mountain Academy of Science' Mathematics and Technology
Starr Elias Child Checker 6 Talcott Mountain Academy of Science' Mathematics and Technology
Nevers Madison The Safe Spiller 6 Thomaston Center School
Sedgwick Abigail Baby Croat 6 Thomaston Center School
Simoes Chloe BaRs 6 Thomaston Center School
McKown Audrey Calm Noms 7 Tolland Middle School
Shah Aashvi Candy-Gradable Wrapper 7 Tolland Middle School
Zahner Wilsey The Book Board 6 Tolland Middle School
Cook Quinn The Tent Finder 4 Totoket Valley Elementary School
Azima Liv Do Hair Anywhere Brush 3 Tracey Elementary School
Bishop Lizzy The Hair-Up Hat 5 Veterans Park Elementary School
Danve Shrirang Cozy Helmet 3 West Hill Elementary School
May Juliet Cubes 4 All 3 West Hill Elementary School
Newman Julia The Computer Doodler 7 West Rocks Middle School
Oatis Connor The Protest Pack 6 West Rocks Middle School
Smith Sydnie The Slider Binder 6 West Woods Upper Elementary School (Farmington)
Blumenreich Sophia The Bit Blaster 6 Westside Middle School Academy
Sudarsanam Sandhya Robo Hoister 6 Westside Middle School Academy
Flugrad Brooke Chicken Spinner 5 William H. Hatton Elementary School
Belding Abigail The Easy Exit 3.0: The Descent 8 William J. Johnston Middle School
Chakravorty Pranit The Opposite Blanket 3 Windermere Intermediate/Elementary School
Bleakley Morgan The Bubblinator 4 Wolfpit Elementary School
Herzog Kenley Trash Can Stan 4 Wolfpit Elementary School








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