State Sen. Henri Martin (R-Bristol) visited with students from Ivy Drive School during the Apr. 1 Connecticut Invention Convention at the State Capitol. The convention aims to enable students to research, analyze and solve their real-life problems. The event featured 200 student inventors from 17 schools. Front row, from the left, Caitlyn Ouellette, Alyssa Adorno, Heddi Wells, Cameryn Chasse, Nathan Berube, and Jordan Keegan; back row from the left, Alexsia Newman, Alison Sullivan, Paige Murphy, Thomas Beaulieu, Dominik Femiak, Sen. Martin, Noah Constantine, Carter Harris, and Logan Desjardins.