The Smithfield High School Engineering III/IV KidWind Renewable Energy Challenge teams brought home several awards from the March 25 Eastern Regional competition, held at Old Dominion University:
2nd Place in the Solar Structure Challenge and “People’s Choice” award -- Team Cool Possums: Aiden Henry and Wyatt Langston
3rd Place in the Wind Turbine Challenge -- Team Air Benders: Jaylen Marble, Liam Lutz, Katie Lutz, Emma Forbes, Patrick Leslie
4th Place in the Wind Turbine Challenge -- Team BreezeWorks: Kyle Nester and Ramiyah Brown
Judges Award for the Best Presentation -- Team Mother Duckies: Tanner Clifton and Keegan Saunders
The Cool Possums, BreezeWorks and Team Air Benders will advance to the State Competition at Virginia State University on April 23.