St. Edith’s School Wins Grand Championship at SAE International’s 4th Annual AWIM International Fuel Cell Competition

St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 2 was the Grand Champion of the 4th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Fuel Cell Competition, which was held Thursday, April 10 during the SAE 2014 World Congress.

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I want to thank the GM Foundation for their sponsorship. Without their support, this outstanding experience would not have been possible. - Chris Ciuca, Director of Pre-Professional Programs, SAE International

Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014

St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 2 was the Grand Champion of the 4th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Fuel Cell Competition, which was held Thursday, April 10 during the SAE 2014 World Congress.

The International Fuel Cell Competition, which is hosted by SAE International and sponsored by the GM Foundation, is set up as a friendly competition where students (in Engineering Design Teams of 3 or 4) compete in endurance, accuracy, weight carrying and speed events.

Grand Champions

  •     St. Edith Team 2

Endurance event

  •     Gold (DPS) Go Lightly Education Center team 22
  •     Silver (Arch Diocese of Detroit) St Edith Team 1
  •     Bronze St Edith Team 2

Endurance with Weight

  •     Gold (DPS) Go Lightly Education Center Team 22
  •     Silver (Arch Diocese of Detroit) St Edith Team 1
  •     Bronze (Arch Diocese of Detroit) St Edith Team 2

Accuracy

  •     Gold (DPS) Gompers Elementary Team 32
  •     Silver (DPS) Davison Elementary Team 40
  •     Bronze (DPS) Emerson Elementary Team 28

Speed

  •     Gold(DPS) Clippert Academy Team 19
  •     Silver (Diocese of Detroit) St Michael the Arch Angel Team 16
  •     Bronze (Diocese of Detroit) St Edith Team 2

“Congratulations to the students of St. Edith’s and all of the schools who participated in this year’s event. The Fuel Cell Competition provides a highly engaging STEM learning experience and everyone who participated walked away a winner,” Chris Ciuca, Director of Pre-Professional Programs, SAE International, said. “Also, I want to thank the GM Foundation for their sponsorship. Without their support, this outstanding experience would not have been possible.”

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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