Cortese wins three awards at Invention Convention

Kent Center School student Katherine Cortese displayed her award from the Connecticut Invention Convention Board of Directors at the University of Connecticut on Saturday, May 14. Photo Submitted

KENT — After winning the top two prizes at the Kent Center School Inventor’s Fair, second-grader Katherine Cortese and sixth-grader Katherine Starr traveled to the University of Connecticut in Storrs to participate in the Connecticut Invention Convention on Saturday, May 14.

Cortese’s invention was called the “Be Healthy Bracelet,” a bracelet fitted with beads corresponding to the food pyramid. The bracelet helps the wearer keep track of what food groups they are eating each day.

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