Winning Teams: Winners 1997

Winning Teams

Winners 1997

1997 Columbus Foundation Community Grant Winner

Entry Title:
Grassburning
Coach:
Virginia Ledgerwood-Kral
School:
Sacajawea Middle School
City/State:
Spokane, Washington
Problem:
Poor air quality due to harmful methods of grass burning used to improve crops.
Solution:
Instead of burning the grasses, sell them to the paper companies.

1997 First Place Winner

Entry Title:
School Courtyard
Coach:
Ronald Schott
School:
Upper Freehold Regional Elementary School
City/State:
Allentown, New Jersey
Problem:
Lack of funding left an unfinished School courtyard.
Solution:
Development of the courtyard into a functional classroom setting.

1997 Second Place Winner

Entry Title:
Trash Challenge
Coach:
Ronda DeCairer
School:
Roosevelt Middle School
City/State:
Elkhart, Indiana
Problem:
Increasing amount of waste generated by business.
Solution:
Recycling program designed specifically for offices.

1997 Third Place Winner

Entry Title:
The Historical Energy Mill
Coach:
Dr. Sharon Sikora
School:
Summit Middle School
City/State:
Boulder, Colorado
Problem:
Dependency on fossil fuels.
Solution:
Creation of a micro windmill to harness the wind's power.

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