Connecticut’s delegation of 55 young inventors, chosen from thousands throughout the state’s Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC) programs, brought home 13 awards from the first National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE), held in Washington, D.C ., on May 19-21 by The STEMIE Coalition, a Connecticut non-profit.

Gabriella Margolies from Trumbull, grade 5, won the Home Technology Award for her “Insta Rack” which is an easier way to store bicycles.