Four teams from Evans Middle School recently competed in the state level Future City Competition in Cedar Rapids. Fifty-one teams from around Iowa created 3-D scale models, gave seven minute formal presentations to engineering teams, and prepared a 1,500 word essay. This also created a virtual city presentation about the challenge theme this year, multi-use of public space.
Utlis Tractus team took an award for Most Diverse Infastructure and placed seventh overall in the competition. The eighth grade team included: Maxwell Thomason, Meghan Coulter, Emma Weilbrenner, Meggie Parker, Ava Green, Donavan Newland, Joseph Hammer, and Steven Durr.
Espace Public team, a seventh grade team, took an award for Most Creative Use of Recycled Items and placed ninth in the competition. Team members were: Addison Ransom, Lucas Barnes, Lorna Bauer, Adam Greiner, Lyle Essary, Teagan Holman, Heidi Testa, and Nicole Sutherland.
Team Na Wahi placed 11th overall. Team members included: Matthew Graeve, Parker Palmer, Thomas Mitchell, Ashley Jones, Zoey Jones, and Chelsea Spurgeon.
The final team, Multi Usage, placed 13th. Team members included: Kaeden Inman, Emma Palm, Katy Cramblit, Kaitlyn Scott, Jesus Jaime, and Dylan Bates. All four teams were coached by Heidi Bradford, Talented and Gifted teacher for Evans Middle School.
Team Na Wahi
Espace Public team