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SpringSpirit Takes Top Prize in 2nd Annual Ripken Foundation STEM Challenge

Jan 23, 2019

Our second annual Ripken Foundation STEM Challenge saw five STEM Centers creating solutions for wildlife to safely coexist with a newly constructed highway. Each center came up with a unique solution to ensure the wildlife and traffic were not impacted. Three semi-finalists presented their solutions to a panel of judges including a prototype of how they envisioned their solution helping the animals and cars exist in the same ecosystem. Our winning team, SpringSpirit  from Houston, TX designed a solution that allowed animals to travel on a bridge over the highway using ditches to direct them towards the crossing. Congratulations to SpringSpirit and all of our competitors on a fantastic job well done. Thanks to Battelle for making our competition possible!

SpringSpirit youth with their winning STEM Competition entry prototype of an ecosystem with a highway running through it.
SpringSpirit youth with their winning STEM Competition entry prototype of an ecosystem with a highway running through it.

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