Van Wert H.S. earns 1st place in the 2nd annual Makerfest STEM Competition!

Van Wert High School competed in the 2nd annual Makerfest STEM Event held in Lima, Ohio.  Over 30 schools from the area competed in 19 STEM-related events.  Over 1400 students competed in various competitions.  Van Wert High School was awarded 1st place overall among over 30 schools.  The competition event results for Van Wert are listed...

Business Simulation Challenge (2nd place):  Nicole Clay, Jared Hernandez, Dalton Heppeard
Cupcake Catastrophe: (1st place):   Aeris Blakeley, Anna Reichert, Storm Matthews
Engineering in a Box (2nd place):  Ryan Chen, Sydney Maller, Jenna Covey
Explosion Mindcraft (3rd place):  Andrew Hamblett,  Zach Lape, Angel Haller
First Robotics (3rd place):  Nick Carter, Noah Carter, Michael Etter
Video Game Design (3rd place):  Lauren Cooper, Wesley Wagner, Anthony Salcido
Pallet Furniture Assembly (1st place):  Brad Fuerst, Nathan Bidlack, Korey Oechsle
Math Challenge (3rd place):  Sterling Rigdon, Madison Turnwald, Zach Lape
Operation Challenge (3rd place):  Chloe Brake, Madison Jarrett, Madison Turnwald
Animation Design (1st place):  Angel Haller
Logo/Branding Design (3rd place):  Caton Williamson
Photo Manipulation (2nd place):  Heaven Winters
Photo Manipulation (3rd place):  Katie McVaigh
Photography (2nd place):  Brook Zimmerman
Engineering CAD (2nd place):  Nathan Bidlack
Engineering CAD (3rd place):  Nick Carter

This was Van Wert High School's first time attending and competing at Makerfest.  Coaches Bob Spath and Kerry Koontz were excited and proud of the students!!!