2017 Bridge-Building Competition

Park Hill School District Students Win Bridge-Building Competition
This is the image for the news article titled Park Hill School District Students Win Bridge-Building CompetitionPark Hill South High School juniors Ethan Wissmann, Trent Neutgens and Chloe Wiser earned first place in the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s RooBuilders bridge-building competition, which the Park Hill South STEM Club hosted and organized with UMKC, the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers and Burns and McDonnell.

Park Hill South has won the event four years in a row. The contest judged students on how their bridges met specifications, the bridges’ efficiency, how much weight their bridges could hold, how the bridges looked, and how they shared their design and construction process in videos.

The students qualified for the International Bridge Building Contest in Dallas, Texas, on April 22 and earned a $600 scholarship from MSPE for competition expenses.