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

Warrendale, PA – April 22, 2015

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™. - www.sae.org



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