Winning Teams: Winners 2003

Winning Teams

Winners 2003

2003 Columbus Foundation Community Grant Winner

Entry Title:
SSS: Sensors Saving Students
Coach:
Joan Hurd
School:
A.M. Kulp Elementary School
City/State:
Hatfield, Pennsylvania
Problem:
Danger of getting off the school bus and crossing the street because vehicles illegally pass stopped school buses.
Solution:
School bus that will alert students that a car was passing the bus — this equipment would also take a picture of the car license plate so that a ticket could be issued.

2003 First Place Winner

Entry Title:
Now You See It — Now You Don't
Coach:
Jon Hood
School:
Bexley Middle School
City/State:
Bexley, Ohio
Problem:
Excessive amounts of animal carcasses clogging landfills and incinerators.
Solution:
Morality Composting — burying a dead animal in a compost pile of sawdust where it will decompose quickly and with no odor.

2003 Second Place Winner

Entry Title:
Walk N' Rest
Coach:
Diane Rabalais
School:
Fontainebleau Junior High School
City/State:
Mandeville, Louisiana
Problem:
Poor design of current walkers.
Solution:
Redesign current walkers so they include lights for better vision and movement at night and a seat do the person can stop and rest when needed.

2003 Third Place Winner

Entry Title:
Purple Martin Houses
Coach:
Russ Tepen
School:
Carlinville Middle School
City/State:
Carlinville, Illinois
Problem:
The effects that West Nile Virus concerns have on the people and the community.
Solution:
Create Purple Martin colonies and an education program about them. Purple Martin's are birds that would control the mosquito population.

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