Doane Stuart News
"Three-peat" for Danz '22 at Invention ConventionFor the third consecutive year, Connor Danz ’22 of Rensselaer has been selected as a Finalist in the New York State Invention Convention competition.
Connor was selected as a Finalist in 2011 for his invention, Lego Sorter, which separates Lego pieces using a system of foam layers, with reduced passages for corresponding Legos. In in 2012, his invention The Germ Assassin, a device that attaches to doors and automatically sanitizes doorknobs for the next user, earned him recognition as a Finalist and a spot on the Steve Harvey Show.
Connor’s latest invention, The Super Popcorn Bucket with Napkin Dispenser.
Pictured right: Connor with Mona Golub, Vice President of Public Relations and Consumer Services, Price Chopper Supermarkets and Doane Stuart Trustee.
Invention Convention 2013 (IC 2013) is an annual regional and statewide invention competition for students from grades K through 8. In collaboration with miSci (formerly the Schenectady Museum) and GE Volunteers, this contest is organized and run by volunteer scientists, engineers, patent attorneys, agents and others.
Now in its 16th year, Invention Convention has engaged more than 14,000 students from this region in creative problem solving with us since it began in 1998, including more than 1,300 in 2011! To learn more visit: http://ge.geglobalresearch.com/inventionconvention/