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LFS student to showcase work at state fair

By Staff | Jun 13, 2014

Submitted Photo Kristina Brossart, 12, stands with her dog, Kia, and the sled she made for her, which will be shown at the North Dakota State Fair on July 23.

BISMARCK – Kristina Brossart, an imaginative young entrepreneur from Little Flower School in Rugby, will be showcasing “My Dog Sled”, (a dog sled for exercising her dog in the winter) at the Marketplace for Kids Bright Ideas Showcase and Contest during the North Dakota State Fair.

You can visit Kristina, 12, and view her invention “My Dog Sled” from 10:15 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. on July 23 in the State Fair Center.

The Bright Ideas Showcase and Contest is a statewide program of Marketplace for Kids, and an opportunity for our participants to take their innovative ideas to the competitive level. The Bright Ideas Showcase and Contest is a one day competition where students have the opportunity to display their inventions/business/innovative ideas, provide a short presentation to judges, receive feedback, and compete to win prizes. The cotest is open to all students who attended third grade through middle school during the 2013-2014 school year.

First, second and third-place awards will be given to participating grade levels in the Invention, Technology, Language Arts, and Business Idea Categories. Special awards may also be given to deserving projects for innovation in the area of Energy, Agriculture, Sports, Most Creative, and Best New Idea. Dr. Lowell Latimer and the Minot Chapter of S.C.O.R.E will be the judging team.

Marketplace for Kids has been providing young entrepreneurship education since 1995. Marketplace for Kids ignites the spirit of innovation in our students, and makes learning fun, exciting and challenging. Connie Hanson (Devils Lake), Chair of the Bright Ideas Showcase and Contest stated “Marketplace for Kids is a perfect fit for the North Dakota State Fair. The North Dakota State Fair is all about innovation and entrepreneurship.”

For more information about Marketplace for Kids and the Bright Ideas Showcase and Contest, visit our website at MarketplaceForKids.org; call 1-855-434-5437, or email Marilyn at Marilyn.Kipp@maketplacend.org.

– Marketplace

for Kids

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