Engineering Challenge

4-h_competition_logo_without_dateThe S.C. 4-H Engineering Challenge, sponsored by EnlightenSC, was held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Midlands Technical College-Airport Campus.

The challenge is an annual opportunity for students 9-19 to learn, have fun, demonstrate their science, technology, engineering and math skills, and compete for individual and team honors.

Learn more about the challenge here.

2018 competition winners:

Bridge Building Challenge

1st– Zachary Huang, Christopher Li, Pranav Poola (Dent Middle School)

2nd– Alexandra Matthews, Nicolas Matthews (KC Clover Club)

3rd– Gregory Pavlunenko, Wesley Ward (Westview Middle School)

Penny Boat Mystery Challenge 

1st– Zachary Huang, Christopher Li, Pranav Poola (Dent Middle School)

2nd– Brycen Middleton, Brandon Watts (Miracle Academy Prepatory School)

3rd– Hunter Bailey, Adrianna Lechzier, Braxton Seegars, Ethan Turner (Lewisville Middle School)

Energy House Challenge

1st– Shrihan Ganesh Babu, Satvik Nelakuditi (Dent Middle School)

2nd– Alison Miller, Vanesa Miller (Pickens County)

3rd– Jaylee Borja, Makayla Hazzard, Indyah Hemphill, Kirsten McCullough (Oakdale Elementary)

LEGO Robotics Challenge

1st– Cumari Boyd, Tremaine Richardson (Holly Hill Roberts Middle School)

2nd– Kaden Dickson, Cole Griffin, Isaac Kanagy, Caden Whitfield (YouthLink)

3rd– Ella Grace Boynton, Caleb Garcia, Liam McCall, Benjamin Ward (Pickens Elementary School)

Power of Photography Challenge

1st– Isabella Birket (Kershaw County 4-H Clover Club)

2nd– Megan Santoro (Kershaw County 4-H Clover Club)

3rd– Lillian Thomas (Classical Conversations Clover)

Solar Oven Showcase Challenge

1st– Sydney Kailasapillai, Alexandria Pacunas, Reagan Thomas (Classical Conversations Clover)

2nd–  Sarthak Nelakuditi, Yashas Peddireddy (Center for Knowledge)

3rd– Leah Gadsden, Evan Middleton (Miracle Academy Preparatory School)

Rocketry Challenge

1st– Joy Ferrell, Damon White (Miracle Academy Preparatory School)

2nd–  Treyvon Dennis, Caleb Gadsden, Dominick Lampkin (Miracle Academy Preparatory School)

3rd– Tolga Bilgis, Pranesh Kannan (Green Charter of the Midlands)