St. Michael Livonia of the Archdiocese of Detroit Wins Grand Championship at SAE International’s 11th Annual AWIM International JetToy Competition

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SAE International announces that St. Michael Livonia (Team #13) of the Archdiocese of Detroit the Grand Champion of the 11th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Jet Toy Competition, which was held Wednesday, April 5, during the SAE 2017 WCX17.

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We congratulate the winning schools. But the most important thing to remember is that every student finished as a winner. - Chris Cuica, Director of Pre-Professional Programs for SAE International

SAE International announces that St. Michael Livonia (Team #13) of the Archdiocese of Detroit the Grand Champion of the 11th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Jet Toy Competition, which was held Wednesday, April 5, during the SAE 2017 WCX17.

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 Adient, Honeywell, Bosch, Kia, and Henkel.

The full list of award-winners includes:

Grand Champion

  •     St. Michael Livonia #13 (Archdiocese of Detroit)

Distance

  •     1st – St Edith #36 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  •     2nd – Cornerstone #50 (Cornerstone Schools)
  •     3rd – St. Michael Livonia #13 (Archdiocese of Detroit)

Distance with Weight

  •     1st – St. Michael Livonia #19 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  •     2nd – St. Michael Livonia #17 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  •     3rd – Fairfax Elementary #45 (Chambers County Schools)

Accuracy

  •     1st – St. Michael Livonia #22 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  •     2nd – St Edith #33 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  •     3rd – St. Michael Livonia #18 (Archdiocese of Detroit)

Time

  •     1st – St. Michael Livonia #11 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  •     2nd – St. Michael Livonia #14 (Archdiocese of Detroit)
  •     3rd – St. Michael Livonia #24 (Archdiocese of Detroit)

“We had an outstanding and fun competition this year,” Chris Cuica, Director of Pre-Professional Programs for SAE International, said. “We congratulate the winning schools. But the most important thing to remember is that every student finished as a winner.”

“Of course, this event would not have been possible without the support from our sponsors. I want to personally thank Adient, Honeywell, Bosch, Kia, and Henkel for their generosity and assistance.”

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 127,000 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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