St. Edith School of Detroit Repeats as Grand Champion at SAE International’s AWIM Motorized Toy Car Competition

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St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 3 captured the grand championship at SAE International’s 4th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Motorized Toy Car Competition, which was held Tuesday at the SAE 2015 World Congress at Cobo Center.

“SAE International wants to congratulate all the students who participated in this year’s event. They all are winners." - Chris Ciuca, Director of Pre-Professional Programs, SAE International.

St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 3 captured the grand championship at SAE International’s 4th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Motorized Toy Car Competition, which was held Tuesday at the SAE 2015 World Congress at Cobo Center.

The Motorized Toy Challenge is a competition hosted by SAE International and sponsored by Honeywell and Henkel. Engineering design teams of three or four students compete in a variety of engineering design competitions. After participating in the classroom-based AWIM program for several weeks, the students demonstrate the skills learned during the competition.

The award-winners were:

Grand Champion
St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 3
15 degree ramp
1st Place – St. Edith School Team 3
2nd Place – Roosevelt Elementary Team 16
3rd Place – Cornerstone Schools Team 18

30 degree ramp

1st Place – St. Edith School Team 2
2nd Place – Detroit Academy of Arts and Science Team 20
3rd Place – Roosevelt Elementary Team 14

Speed

1st Place – St. Edith School Team 2
2nd Place – St. Edith School Team 6
3rd Place – St. Michael Parish Team 13

Obstacle Course

1st Place – St. Michael Parish Team 12
2nd Place – Detroit Academy of Arts and Science Team 21
3rd Place – Reuther Team 44

“SAE International wants to congratulate all the students who participated in this year’s event. They all are winners,” said Chris Ciuca, Director of Pre-Professional Programs, SAE International. “We also want to thank our sponsors, Honeywell and Henkel, 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 137,000 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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