The Thomas Cup will be held in person on the Waterville campus

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WATERVILLE — This year, the Thomas Cup, an annual competition that engages Maine high school students in a variety of technology and innovation challenges, will be held in person after taking place virtually last year, according to a press release. from Thomas College.

The Thomas Cup is scheduled for Friday, March 18, the night of Saturday, March 19, on campus at 180 West River Road.

Teams of five high school students will compete in science, technology, engineering and innovation events for the chance to win their name in the Thomas Cup and receive scholarships worth up to $10,000 over four years.

Areas of competition include cyber defense, esports, computer science and crime scene analysis.

All Maine high school students are invited to participate, regardless of experience or skill level. Thomas College’s current faculty, staff, and students will help students succeed, learn, and have fun.

“We are extremely excited to bring high school students from across Maine to our campus for this exciting event,” said Ed Cervone, Vice President of Innovative Partnerships at Thomas College. “And we couldn’t do it without our incredible sponsors who truly believe in providing high school students with opportunities to engage and learn in the space of technology and innovation.”

Attendance is free thanks to event sponsors Central Maine Power, Unum, WEX, Project Login and AT&T.

Registration is open online at thomas.edu/thomas-cup.

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