St. Michael Livonia of the Archdiocese of Detroit Wins Grand Championship at SAE International’s 10th Annual AWIM International JetToy Competition

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SAE International announces that St. Michael Livonia (Team #24) of the Archdiocese of Detroit the Grand Champion of the 10th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Jet Toy Competition, which was held Wednesday, April 13, during the SAE 2016 World Congress.

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I want to congratulate all of the students who participated in the competition. The beauty of this event is that, regardless of where their schools finished, they all finished as winners. - Chris Ciuca, Director, Pre-Professional Education, SAE

SAE International announces that St. Michael Livonia (Team #24) of the Archdiocese of Detroit the Grand Champion of the 10th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International JetToy Competition, which was held Wednesday, April 13, during the SAE 2016 World Congress.

The JetToy Challenge is a friendly competition where students (in Engineering Design Teams of four) compete in distance, accuracy, weight carrying and timed events. This year’s competition was sponsored by Johnson Controls, BOSCH, Kia, ZF TRW and Henkel.

The full list of award-winners includes:

Grand Champion

  • St. Michael Livonia #24 (Archdiocese of Detroit)

Distance

  • 1st – Smith Elementary School #72 (Plymouth Canton Community Schools)
  • 2nd – St. Michael Livonia #24 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  • 3rd – Munger Elementary-Middle #105 (Detroit Public Schools)

Distance with Weight

  • 1st – St. Michael Livonia #23 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  • 2nd – Smith Elementary #74 (Plymouth Canton Community Schools)
  • 3rd – Emerson Elementary-Middle #64 (Detroit Public Schools)

Accuracy

  • 1st – Smith Elementary #72 (Plymouth Canton Community Schools)
  • 2nd – Munger Elementary-Middle #105 (Detroit Public Schools)
  • 3rd – Munger Elementary-Middle #104 (Detroit Public Schools)

Time

  • 1st – St. Michael Livonia #30 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  • 2nd – St. Michael Livonia #27 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  • 3rd – St. Michael Livonia #25 (Archdiocese of Detroit)

“SAE International wants to thank Johnson Controls, BOSCH, Kia, ZF TRW and Henkel. for their sponsorship of this year’s event. It is only through their support that we were able to provide this highly engaging STEM learning experience where the students can showcase their skills,” Chris Ciuca, Director of Pre-Professional Programs, SAE International, said.

And, of course, I want to congratulate all of the students who participated in the competition. The beauty of this event is that, regardless of where their schools finished, they all finished as winners,” Ciuca added.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 128,000 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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