Archive for Monday, February 21, 2011

BHS design team honored at Statehouse

Members of the Baldwin High School Real World Design Team were honored Monday at the Statehouse in Topeka by Gov. Sam Brownback.

Members of the Baldwin High School Real World Design Team were honored Monday at the Statehouse in Topeka by Gov. Sam Brownback.

February 21, 2011

Students from Baldwin High School were honored Monday at the Capitol for winning the 2011 Kansas Real World Design Challenge.

The team, which beat 22 other schools, will represent Kansas in the national competition April 15-18 at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

Baldwin High has won the state competition each year since the program started in 2009. Last year’s team won the national competition.

The Real World Design Challenge poses engineering challenges. This year’s was to design an airliner wing that maximizes fuel and aerodynamic efficiency.

Team members are Brandon Baltzell, Carson Barnes, Kaitlyn Barnes, Carrie Dietz, Mac Halpin, Mackenzie Johnson and Austin Kraus. The coach is Pam Davis.

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