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Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
  • NHS students to test model bridges at MSSU competition

  • Fifty-five Neosho High School students are scheduled to compete today in the 9th annual Model Bridge Contest, sponsored by the Southwest Chapter of the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers.


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  • Fifty-five Neosho High School students are scheduled to compete today in the 9th annual Model Bridge Contest, sponsored by the Southwest Chapter of the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers.
    The competition begins at 6 p.m. on the campus of Missouri Southern State University.
    It will feature more than 200 students from high schools in a 12-county area in Southwest Missouri.
    The contest requires the students to design and build a truss-type bridge from basswood to span 300 millimeters and weigh less than 25 grams.
    Winning bridges will carry in excess of 100 pounds.
    The students with the most efficient bridges are competing for cash prizes and a $500 scholarship. First and second place students are eligible in the 33rd annual International Model Bridge Building contest in Philadelphia, Penn.
    Students representing Neosho are from the solar bike team, under the direction of teacher Ann Patrick, members of the physical science classes with teachers Patrick and Charlie Huffman, and part of the computer drafting class with teacher Gregg Capps.
    Students representing Neosho are: Garrett Wood, Tyler Duncan, Mike Robinson, Zashius Grigsby, Lacey Clayton, MaCaleb Ward, Chris Hancock, Twila Tatum, Grant Thomas, Kaleb Sprenger, Kameron Stipp, BreAnna McBryde, Jordan Scott, Tyler Tuggle, Sami LaRose, Joseph Cory, Styler Stephens, T.J. Sorden, Daniel Watson, Joe Edwards, Marcus Clouse, Jodie Kidd, Jeremy Noel,Josh Barnum, Drew Chester, Austin Drake, Austin Clark, Scott Bishop, Blake Stauffer, Stacy Winnick, Jacob Rickman, Robby Kalmbach, Alex Wise, Charles Harris, Kagean Wilkey, Roman Armstrong, Shelby Cummins, Zack Stephens, Keifer Lampo, Omar Guzman, John Lowe, Dustin Clevenger, Pearce Craig, Jesse Graves, Sean Starchman, Aaron Venson, Blake Williams, Magan Hays, Colton Hutchins, Teddy Matters, Adam Worster, Branon Brown, Trevor Harrington, Scott Horine and Tanner Schaack.
     

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