Ohio students to showcase their creative solutions for ending heart disease

On May 15, Ohio students from 19 schools will gather at Battelle to showcase their creative solutions to ending heart disease. The students will present to representatives of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, Battelle, the Medical Director of the Ohio Department of Health, and the Ohio Secretary of State.

One hundred students will visit Battelle for the event. The students were invited to Battelle to represent more than 1,000 Ohio students who participated in the 2018 Statewide Ohio Heart Health Design Challenge, organized by the Ohio STEM Learning Network. The network is a public-private partnership managed by Battelle.

Participating schools:

1. National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM Middle School - Akron
2. National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM High School - Akron
3. St. Vincent de Paul Parish School - Akron
4. STEAMM Academy @ Hartford Middle School - Akron
5. Winchester Trail Elementary School - Canal Winchester
6. Allen Elementary - Chillicothe
7. Chillicothe Middle School
8. Mt. Logan Elementary - Chillicothe
9. SCOPES (Science Cooperative of Physicians and Elementary Students) Academy at Unioto Elementary School - Chillicothe
10. Cleveland School of Science and Medicine
11. Metro Early College High School - Columbus
12. Metro Institute of Technology - Columbus
13. Ann Simpson Davis Middle School - Dublin
14. Ridgeview STEM Junior High - Pickerington
15. Herbert Mills Elementary - Reynoldsburg
16. Health Sciences & Human Services STEM Academy (HS)2 - Reynoldsburg
17. Kalida High School
18. Chase STEMM Academy - Toledo
19. Valley STEM + ME2 Academy - Youngstown

WHEN: May 15, 2018, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Battelle, 505 King Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. Open house to be held in lobby.


B.J. Hicks, Co-Director of the Stroke Program at Riverside Hospital

Brenda Houston, Executive Director at the American Heart Association, Central Ohio

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted

Dr. Clint Koenig, Ohio Medical Director at the Ohio Department of Health

Aimee Kennedy, Senior Vice-President of Education, Philanthropy and STEM Learning at Battelle

Battelle CEO Lou Van Thaer


Battelle is a secured campus. Members of the media are asked to RSVP to Katy Delaney ([email protected]) or T.R. Massey ([email protected]). Attendees from other organizations should register with Julie Francis ([email protected]) by Friday, May 11.



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