Winning Teams: Winners 2012

Winning Teams

Winners 2012

2014 Columbus Foundation Community Grant Winner

The River Rangers Team Photo

Entry Title:
Bee Aware
Coach:
Jenny Fitzpatrick
School:
Tynecastle Academy
City/State:
Elk Banner, NC
Problem:
The declining honeybee population.
Solution:
Outreach effort to educate the public and business owners about the harmful effects various chemicals have on the honeybee population, and the potential environmental and human health disasters that could result if this situation isn't addressed.

 

2014 Gold Medal Award Winner

Team Photo

Entry Title:
Pipe Saver
Coach:
Kirsten Szczeszynski
School:
STEM Enrichment
City/State:
Hollis, NH
Problem:
Water damage from frozen pipes bursting.
Solution:
"Pipe Saver" — a device that automatically drains building pipes when it detects that the temperature is cold enough for the pipes to freeze.

 

2014 Gold Medal Award Winner

Team Photo

Entry Title:
Hyperboloid House
Coach:
Haruna Cofer
School:
Gahanna Middle School East
City/State:
Gahanna, OH
Problem:
Death and destruction in the 2010 Haiti earthquake resulting from a lack of proper building materials and construction techniques.
Solution:
"Hyperboloid House" — a hyperboloid-shaped house made from interlocking, high-strength bamboo connected to flexible joints.

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