Longfellow students take third place at regional Future Cities Competition; invited to present at expo in Las Vegas
February 11, 2020
(Pictured: Longfellow Middle School's Team FAM after taking third place at the Regional Future City Competition.)
Longfellow Middle School STEM students Ava Frazer, Fischer Groom, and Maddie Stencel recently took third place at STEM Forward’s annual Regional Future City Competition held at the MSOE Kern Center in January.
More than 200 sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade students presented their cities of the future with a theme of “Clean Water: Tap Into Tomorrow”.
Longfellow’s Team Fam – consisting of Frazer, Groom, and Stencel – also won a special award for Best Drinking Water System and Best Presentation.
As a result of winning Best Presentation, the students received the opportunity to present in Las Vegas, Nevada at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 presented by AEM the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) in March.
Additionally, eighth-graders Jon Elsner, Mallory Miller, Ash Janke, Melissa Henningsen, and Aissatou Diopp were awarded a special award for Best Power System and seventh-graders Max Ranft, Peter Litzau, Julian Biemann, and Micah Johnson were awarded Best Transportation System at the regional competition.
(Pictured: Longfellow Middle School students Melissa Henningsen, Ash Janke, and Jon Elsner)
(Pictured: Longfellow's seventh-grade team, Acacia City, with their Best Transportation System presentation.)