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STEM Soap Box Derby

2019 Local Race


Twenty-four racers from Quad A for Kids after-school programs traveled to Akron, Ohio in May to compete in the National STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Competition. On June 8th, 71 Quad A students competed in the local race at Lakeshore Boulevard at Durand Eastman Park.

Our winners ...

Marcellus Griffin from School 2 came in first place at both the Akron National STEM Race and the local race. He will be representing Quad A in the Stock Division at the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship taking place the week of July 14th-20th in Akron, Ohio.

Mi Amour Watson from School 4 came in second place both at the Akron National STEM Competition and the local race. 

Pheonix Smith from School 34 took first place in the Super Stock local race and will be competing in the that division at the World Championships the week of July 14th-20th.

Both Marcellus Griffin and Pheonix Smith qualify for a  $5,000 scholarship to Rochester Institute of Technology.


In related news ...

The Finger Lakes STEM Hub awarded Quad A for Kids the Elementary STEM Honorable Mention award for its STEAM and Soap Box Derby programs!! 

                        

And a BIG Thank you to all of our Quad A staff, volunteers, and sponsors for continuing to make our Soap Box Derby program an unforgettable experience!

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Extending a HUGE thank you to all of our sponsors!
  • ROCHESTER AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION 
  • SALLY FORSYTH
  • COLIN F. KENNEDY FOUNDATION
  • HARRIS CORPORATION
  • HOME LEASING, LLC
  • HIGGINS HENDERSON, LLC
  • MR. AND MRS. RUSITZKY
  • LITTLE ITALY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

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Ashara Baker,
Apr 19, 2018, 12:17 PM