Sunday, November 28, 2010

Shenandoah Valley Governor's School team wins first place in competition

The competition was intense as students from the Shenandoah Valley Governor's School located in Fishersville competed on the Electric Vehicle (EV) team in the 14th annual Northampton East Auto Team rally, taking First Place. A dozen teams traveled to North Carolina, bringing together 120 participants from Virginia and North Carolina:
The Shenandoah Valley Governor's School Electric Vehicle Team won first place in the Design Category with their converted electric mail delivery truck and third place in the Modified Division of the acceleration event with their electric-powered Porsche 911.

Augusta County's team is supervised by Byron Grove-Humphries, Electric Vehicle Engineering Instructor, and participating team members were James Copeland of R.E. Lee H.S., Sean Ratliff, Buffalo Gap H.S., Ethan Wade of Fort Defiance H.S.; Eric Waller, Riverheads H.S. Team members Sean Ratliff and Eric Waller took first place in the Jeopardy Game testing their knowledge of automotive science and electric vehicles.
Congratulations to students and instructors!

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