MEDIA ADVISORY: Statewide Model Bridge Building Competition Thursday, March 07, 2013

*** REMINDER! MEDIA ADVISORY***

WHAT:                        N.C. Department of Transportation Statewide Model Bridge Building Competition – Middle and High School Regional Competitions

WHEN:                        Friday, March 8 at 9 a.m. 

WHERE:                       Pitt Community College
Fulford Building, Auditorium
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, N.C.
 
Transportation Building Auditorium
1 S. Wilmington St.
Raleigh, N.C.
 
Randolph Community College LRC 102 (Auditorium)
629 Industrial Park Ave.
Asheboro, N.C.
 
Collett Street Recreation Center - Gym
300 Collett St.
Morganton, N.C.

DETAILS:                    The NCDOT Statewide Model Bridge Building Competition is designed to create a greater awareness of careers and services available in the transportation industry. The competition emphasizes the development of math and science skills. It also requires the use of problem-solving strategies, critical thinking, communication skills, applying research and presentation skills.
 
Each school team will be judged in four categories including: written report, oral presentation, design drawing and model efficiency. Winners of the regional competitions will advance to the statewide competition, which will be held April 12 in Raleigh.
 
NCDOT’s Model Bridge Building Competition is sponsored in part by Carolinas Associated General Contractors.
 
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***Editor’s note: List of participating schools is below.***


Schools participating in 2013 Statewide Model Bridge Building Regional Competitions

Region 1

Middle School

Cape Hatteras Secondary School – Buxton

Clarkton School of Discovery – Clarkton

Perquimans County Middle School – Winfall

West Craven Middle School – New Bern

 

High School

East Bladen High School – Elizabethtown

Wayne School of Engineering – Goldsboro

West Craven High School -- Vanceboro


Region 2

Middle School

Exploris Middle School – Raleigh

Holly Ridge Middle School – Holly Springs

Vance Charter School – Henderson

 

High School

Chapel Hill High School – Chapel Hill

Franklin Academy – Wake Forest 

 

Region 3

Middle School

Charlotte Islamic Academy – Charlotte

Elise Middle School – Robbins

Highfalls Middle School – Highfalls

North Stanly Middle School – New London

Northwest Guilford Middle School – Greensboro

West Moore Elementary – Seagrove

 

High School

Charlotte Islamic Academy – Charlotte

Dalton L. McMichael High School – Mayodan

Franklin Heights Christian Academy – Kannapolis

International Studies and Global Economics at Olympic High School – Charlotte

John Crosland School – Charlotte

North Moore High School – Robbins

 

Region 4

Middle School

Asheville Middle School – Asheville

Bethel Middle School – Waynesville

Canton Middle School – Canton

Crest Middle School – Shelby

Polk County Middle School – Mill Spring

 

High School

Enka High School – Candler

Highland School of Technology – Gastonia

 

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