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23 WMS/WHS students competed in the April 24 South Dakota State University Engineering Expo on the SDSU campus. In addition to multiple individual medals, the team finished in 2nd place among over 30 schools!

WMS/WHS takes 2nd place @ 2015 SDSU Engineering Expo!

23 students compete against 30 NE/SD/MN schools & bring home numerous honors!

Twenty-three students, representing Wahoo Middle School and High School, participated in the 2015 South Dakota State University Engineering Expo on April 24. 

An Innovative Teaching Grant from the Wahoo Public Schools Foundation funded the overnight lodging and meals for the students, which extended the opportunity beyond just the students studying physics.

While at the Expo, students competed against 30 other schools from Nebraska, South Dakota, and Minnesota in events that ranged from math competitions to racing rocket cars in a single-elimination drag race format.

At the end of a long, exciting day, the Wahoo team placed second in the overall team competition!

Individual top finishes included the following:

Rocket Cars
    1st Place: Trevor Hedges & Tyler Timm
    2nd Place: Derek Bell & Chase Rathke
    4th Place: Lauren Kastanek & Jordan Bustad
    5th Place: Adam Campbell & Patrick Wolf

Hill Climber
    2nd Place: Jordan Bustad, Tyler Ruzicka & Lauren Kastanek
    3rd Place: Chase Rathke, Zach Clark & Derek Bell
    4th Place: Adam Campbell & Patrick Wolf

Bridge Building
    8th Place: Jordan Bustad & Lauren Kastanek
Human Wallpaper

    6th Place: Colin Grandgenett, Trevor Wood, Josh Johnson & Matt Dobesh

Math Competition
    12th Place: Trevor Hedges, Chase Rathke & Alex Tomjack

Impromptu Design
    6th Place: Derek Bell, Chase Rathke, Adam Campbell &  Patrick Wolf
    7th Place: Lauren Kastanek, Jordan Bustad, Trevor Wood & Colin Grandgenett

Rules and information about each event can be obtained by visiting the SDSU Expo website: http://www.sdstate.edu/engr/camps/expo/index.cfm

Congratulations students on this impressive accomplishment!


WMS/WHS takes 2nd place @ 2015 SDSU Engineering Expo!

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