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2016 District STEM Challenge
Elementary school students participate in the first annual district STEM Challenge March 15 at Crossroads Elementary School There were two grade level divisions, primary and intermediate. Old Mill Elementary School STEM Lab instructor Richard Cox asked a team of students questions during the STEM Challenge. Teacher took pictures of student teams at work. The STEM Challenge required student teams to design and construct a tower using only newspaper, tape, scissors and paperwork for documentation. Students had to consider elements such as strength of the tower base in relation to height and width. Each team came up with a unique tower design. Students worked well as teams in creating their towers. It was fascinating to see the towers being constructed. Each team was asked questions by judges. The 2016 district STEM Challenge for elementary students. The 2016 district STEM Challenge for elementary students. The 2016 district STEM Challenge for elementary students. The 2016 district STEM Challenge for elementary students. Judges measured the height of the tallest towers. Maryville Elementary School students Emily Westbay, Landon Bennett, and Romie Kanani earned Third Place at the Intermediate Level. The District STEM Coordinator is Jaymee Clemens and the school STEM coordinator is Kacie Fiske. Crossroads Elementary School students Dennis Polinsky, Asher Sadler, Nathan Butler and Michael Fox earned Second Place at the Intermediate Level. The STEM coordinator is Jaymee Clemens. First Place at the Intermediate Level was earned by Cedar Grove Elementary School students Zachary Bybee, Olivia Shaver, Katelyn Goodlett, Cole Maddox and Alexis Cissell. The STEM coordinator is Rebecca Morris. Crossroads Elementary School earned Third Place at the primary level. Students are Airanna Lee, Sierra Rickett Hoskins, Luke Cox and Keatin Roach. The STEM coordinator is Jaymee Clemens and the principal is Julie Skeens. Cedar Grove Elementary School took Second Place at the Primary Level. Students are Sannah Morley, Gracie Saunders, Naomi Mitchell and Landon Snellen. They appear with Assistant Superintendent Greg Schultz and school STEM coordinator Rebecca Morris. Old Mill Elementary School students Kareyn Clark, Brayden Meers, Payton Holt and Emily Montgomery earned First Place at the primary level. The school STEM teacher is Richard Cox.