ASSOCIATED PRESS05/31/13 04:38 PM ET EDT
NEWCASTLE, Wyo. -- A Wyoming high school senior who built a nuclear reactor was disqualified from the International Science and Engineering Fair this month on a technicality.
It seems that 18-year-old Conrad Farnsworth of Newcastle had competed in too many science fairs.
According to the Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/16vSW4c), the infraction was reported by the former director of the Wyoming State Science Fair, who later did not have her contract renewed.
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