Top 20 Finalists


Learn more about the Top 20 finalists.

AwardDivisionTitle of ExhibitSchool DistrictSchool Name
WinnerElementaryNot-So-Simple Simple Machines PlaygroundLee's SummitMason Elementary
WinnerSecondaryCultivating the CityEastonPleasant Ridge High School
Runner-UpElementaryCamp STEM...Science, S'Mores and MoreShawnee MissionRosehill Elementary
Runner-UpElementaryLet's Get Ready to RumbleBlue SpringsCordill-Mason Elementary
Runner-UpSecondaryNewton's PlaygroundPleasant HillPleasant Hill Middle School
Runner-UpSecondaryLiving in a Material WorldOlatheOlathe Northwest High School
Honorable MentionSecondarySimple SixDrexelDrexel High School
Honorable MentionSecondaryLiftoff!KCGardner EdgertonGardner Edgerton High School
Honorable MentionSecondaryEvery Which WaveOlatheOlathe North High School
Honorable MentionSecondaryNature's FaultLee's SummitSummit Technology Academy
Honorable MentionSecondaryKnow Your EnemyBlue ValleyOxford Middle School
Honorable MentionSecondaryElectri-CityBeltonBelton High School
Honorable MentionSecondaryA Bug's Eye ViewPleasant HillPleasant Hill Middle School
Honorable MentionElementaryHow it Works: Backyard ScienceBlue ValleyStilwell Elementary School
Honorable MentionElementaryAnts Enlarged: Learning from AntsNorth Kansas CityBell Prairie Elementary
Honorable MentionElementaryMission to SaturnOlatheGreen Springs, Heritage, Westview Elementaries
Honorable MentionElementaryIt's All in Your HeadLee's SummitLongview Farm Elementary
Honorable MentionElementaryUniquely Kansas CityShawnee MissionHighlands Elementary
Honorable MentionElementarySurvive!Blue ValleyValley Park Elementary
Honorable MentionElementaryRoad Ready: The Science of Bridges & BywaysBonner SpringsBonner Springs, Delaware Ridge, Edwardsville Elementaries

“After the last Battle of the Brains, our pre-engineering program saw a significant growth in student enrollment. We have been using aspects from the original program and continue to see interest.”
Diane Maddox, Leawood Middle School