St. Edith School of Detroit Earns Grand Championship at SAE International’s 3rd Annual AWIM International Motorized Toy Car Competition

SAE International announces that St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 6 was the Grand Champion of the 3rd Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Motorized Toy Car Competition, which was held Tuesday, April 8. During the SAE 2014 World Congress.

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We want to thank our sponsor, Honeywell, and our volunteers who helped make the event a success. - Chris Ciuca, Director of Pre-Professional Programs, SAE International

Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014

SAE International announces that St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 6 was the Grand Champion of the 3rd Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Motorized Toy Car Competition, which was held Tuesday, April 8. During the SAE 2014 World Congress.

The Motorized Toy Challenge, which was hosted by SAE International and sponsored by Honeywell, was created as a friendly competition where students (in Engineering Design Teams of three or four) competed in a variety of engineering design competitions that demonstrated the classroom-based AWIM experience they engaged in for the weeks leading up to the competition.

The full list of award-winners includes:

Grand Champion

  •     St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 6

15 degree ramp

  •     Gold- (Archdiocese of Detroit) St. Edith Team 3
  •     Silver- (Michigan State Department of Education) Indus Center for Academic Excellence Team 8
  •     Bronze- (Michigan State Department of Education Indus Center for Academic Excellence Team 9

30 degree ramp

  •     Gold-(DPS) Burton International Academy Team 12
  •     Silver-(Michigan State Department of Education) Indus Center for Academic Excellence Team 8
  •     Bronze- (Archdiocese of Detroit) St. Edith Team 6

Speed

  •     Gold-(DPS) Dixon Team 31
  •     Silver--(DPS) Gompers Elementary Team 18
  •     Bronze- (DPS) Gompers Elementary Team 15

Obstacle Course

  •     Gold (DPS) Dixon Elementary Team 35
  •     Silver (DPS) Dixon Elementary Team 29
  •     Bronze (DPS) Gompers Team 16

“SAE International wants to congratulate all of this students who participated in this year’s event. They all are winners.” Chris Ciuca, Director of Pre-Professional Programs, SAE International, said. “We also want to thank our sponsor, Honeywell, and our volunteers who helped make the event a success. The International Motorized Toy Car Competition is unique in that it enables students, teachers and volunteers to come together and share their engineering skills and knowledge.”

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 145,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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