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Stars of Science program seeks to discover, recognize and reward local students

WHAT: Cox Communications, Las Vegas hopes to discover Clark County high-school students who are Stars of Science for its Science Challenge 2014. Students can participate in the challenge by creating a two-minute digital story (video) that shows “science at work” in one of three categories that include Applied Science, Natural Science and Health Science.

The entry deadline is Tuesday, April 15. Visit for more information and a complete list of rules.

The first place participant in each story category will receive $1,000 plus $500 for his/her teacher and $500 for his/her school. Winners will be announced on Saturday, May 3 during the 2014 Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival at Cashman Center.

“We’re proud to sponsor this annual challenge for high-school students in Clark County and to support initiatives that encourage learning and specifically STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) educational efforts in our community,” said Michael Bolognini, market vice president, Cox Las Vegas.

WHEN: The challenge is open now through Tuesday, April 15.

WHERE: Go to to information and rules

About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.
Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for seven years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at and

Media Contact:
Stephanie Stallworth, director of public affairs
(702) 545-1003 or

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