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EfTA Announces 2019 SCI://TECH Poster Competition Winner

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CONROE, TX – Education for Tomorrow Alliance (EfTA) selected the artwork of Cathy Zhang, an eleventh grader at The John Cooper School, as the winner of the 2019 SCI://TECH Wright’s Printing Poster Competition.

Zhang’s original artwork was selected from more than 60 entries from area junior and senior high students by public vote for her depiction of the theme, “Where STEM Gets its Roots.”As the winner, Zhang will receive a $250 Student Achievement Award from EfTA, and her winning design will appear on all promotional posters, t-shirts, and collectible mugs for the 29th Annual SCI://TECH Exposition.

Art teacher Jamila Musa-Carr and Cathy Zhang of The John Cooper School with her winning design in the 2019 SCI://TECH Wright’s Printing Poster Competition.

SCI://TECH is a collaboration between EfTA, Conroe Independent School District, The John Cooper School, and other area private schools that encourages hands-on scientific exploration to more than 5,000 K-12 students each year. SCI://TECH’s 13 science, technology, engineering, and math competitions and events will occur over four weekends beginning January 25 at Lone Star College-Montgomery and The Lone Star Convention Center. Highlights include the Chevron Phillips Chemical Senior High and the Entergy Junior High Science Fairs on February 1 and the Huntsman Elementary Science Festival, which is free and open to the public, on February 2.




Education for Tomorrow Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating education and community partnerships that advance student success. With innovative programs focused on career, leadership, and STEM exploration, EfTA is the portal through which business leaders can access and strengthen local education. For details or to sign up as a volunteer, please visit