BUFFALO, NY - A total of 18 student teams, consisting of kids ages 11 through 16, competed in the Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Programs’ first annual Science Fair at the Burchfield Penney Art Museum on Saturday.

Channel 2 News On Your Side was a proud sponsor of the science fair, which was established to raise awareness for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, and to draw attention to science projects that are being done in the Buffalo community.

The Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Programs organization is currently accepting applications for the upcoming free summer programs in Buffalo and Lackawanna, along with after-school activities in the fall .

The organization is in need of new investors to help keep these positive Youth Development programs going. If interested, call (716) 715-4980 or visit WHJSC.org.