High school students compete as an individual or part of a team!
Participants will showcase innovative designs to protect an egg dropped
from a second story height of 22 feet at the 7th annual Egg Drop competition.
April 26, 2019
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Community members are invited to view the morning egg drops beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the John Gilbert Reese Center. An awards presentation ceremony will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the Adena Hall Recreation Center.
First-place winners receive a $1,000 COTC scholarship (junior and seniors only) along with a Sonosphere Bluetooth speaker and a trophy. Second-place winners receive a Switchback headphone speaker and a trophy; third place winners receive a COTC swag bag and a trophy.
While on campus, entrants can explore STEM careers and eduation through hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations and STEM entertainment.
A sample of Destination Innovation Exhibitors includes:
Math Connect! Connecting Math from past to present with technology and games – COTC Assistant Professor of Mathematics Emily Dennett
Toothpick Bridge Smash - COTC Engineering Program
Licking County Soil & Water
Licking County Recycling
The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology
Beyond Space – Ohio State Newark Associate Professor Michael Stamatikos, Ph.D.
Form5 Prosthetics Inc. – Ohio State Newark student Aaron Westbrook
Four of COTC’s engineering technology programs are internationally accredited by the ABET.
Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!
Industrial Services ($1000); Newark Army Recruiting Office ($1000); Tech International ($1000); Trillium Farms ($1000); UMD
Automated Systems ($1000); MS Consultants, Inc. ($300); Screen Machine Industries ($300) and Weekley
Electric, LLC ($300).