STEM Competition Allows Students to Explore Engineering in OutlooK-12 Magazine

by Ricardo Castillo in

STEM Competition Allows Students to Explore Engineering 

Burlington, NC -- Carolina Biological Supply Company, in partnership with the North Carolina
Science Festival, is pleased to announce the results of the 3rd annual Carolina STEM Challenge
Competition. The winners of the 2015 competition were selected from more than 100 classrooms
in 86 cities across North Carolina.

The competing classrooms represented a mix of middle, high, rural, urban, public, charter, parochial, and alternative schools. Entrants submitted a short video via YouTube demonstrating their design, explaining their scientific process, and showing their project in action.

The winning teams were selected by a panel of judges:

1st Place: Chaise Swisher's Mousetrap Car Team, Elkin High School - Elkin, NC

2nd Place: Greg Stolze’s Mousetrap Car Team, Stanly County Early College – Albemarle, NC

3rd Place: Marsha Dunn’s Solar Car Team, South Stokes High School – Walnut Cove, NC

“The students learn so much in the challenge and it reinforces class instruction with hands-on activities” commented Marsha Marsha Dunn, science teacher at South Stokes High School in
Stokes County. •