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Danbury's Young Inventors Show Their Stuff At State Competition

Jacob Williams shows his "Safety Garage" that automatically opens when it detects a carbon monoxide buildup. Photo Credit: Danbury Public Schools
Sebastian Beaver will bring his “The Stay Put USB” to the Invention Convention, a simple invention using Legos and Superglue. Photo Credit: Danbury Public Schools

DANBURY, Conn. -- Sixteen Danbury students aspiring to be the next Thomas Edison will bring their most recent creations to the 34th annual Connecticut Invention Convention on April 29.

The students advanced to the state competition after participating in the regional convention held at WestConn on April 1.

The following Danbury students will be among the 130 students will be traveling to the University of Connecticut Storrs for the state competition:

From Westside Middle School Academy: Sebastian Beaver, Timothy Chen, Kayti Kull, Brendan Stein, Malcom Thompson and Jacob Williams.

Williams will present his “Safety Garage,” which can automatically open the garage doors to fresh air after detecting carbon monoxide. The detector is connected to a light that turns on a light when smoke is detected, signaling the door to open.

Elementary school students are: Jonah Gale from Hayestown; Nico LaRosa from King Street; Allysen Whitehead from Shelter Rock; and Ryan Ceylan and Ava Kuehn.

From South Street Elementary School: Juliet Dahlstrom, Faith Evans, Daira Lopez, Kelly Salinas and Angel Velastegui.

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