We need you! Become a Science Fair Judge!

Elementary Judges need to have an understanding of scientific method and be able to positively interact with young children. Secondary judges should hold a degree or have relevant work experience with their selected category.

Categories include *animal sciences, *behavioral & social sciences, *biomedical & health sciences, *cellular/molecular biology & biochemistry, *chemistry, *earth & environmental sciences, *engineering, *environmental engineering, *intelligent machines, robotics & system software, *mathematics & computational sciences, *microbiology, *physics & astronomy and *plant sciences.

Sponsorship and Award Opportunities

All Sponsorships and Awards will be listed in the event program and in the award ceremony PowerPoint presentation.
Select a Secondary Category to sponsor that aligns with the mission of your business or personal passion. Underwrite the awards and a special award ($50) in your name:
Please select the grade that you would like to sponsor. Your sponsorship will underwrite the place awards in that category:
Support the fund that provides student scholarships to the state and international fairs.
Contribute to the cost of a student participating in the fair.
Please use my generous donation in this amount to help fund the many costs of planning, organizing and running Science Fair.

Special Award


Payment for Sponsorships and Awards can be mailed to:

The Education Foundation of Indian River County, Inc.
Post Office Box 7046
Vero Beach, Florida 32961-7046

Payment via Paypal can also be made after submitting this form and clicking the Donate button on the top right of the screen. If you pay via Paypal please add 2.9% to your total to cover the Paypal fees. Please be sure to let us know in the comments that your donation goes with your submitted Sponsorship/Award form.

Thank you for your support!


Laica Gerwien-Moreta

Laica Gerwien-Moreta is a government contracting consultant with proven experience in the Information Technology, Aviation, Aerospace, and Health Industries. Laica previously held leadership roles within various defense contractors supporting domestic and international operations as well as medical management solutions and humanitarian programs.

Laica has also served as an Empowered Official overseeing all International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) related activities and responsible for the strategic alignment of resources and staffing in support of global supply chain. Laica holds a bachelor’s degree in technical management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and professional certification in government contracting from The George Washington University, School of Business.

She is a certified contract manager (GWCCM), member of the National Contract Management Association Space Coast Chapter, and regularly participates in professional development training.