Barstow took home 2nd place for BEST OVERALL FILM ACROSS ALL LANGUAGES (the festival’s second highest award). The number two film, out of the 118 films submitted, was Jesse Payne and Wonjo Paik’s “Mendel’s Crutch” (孟德尔的拐杖), featuring Jesse, WonJo, Austin Zollars, Samantha Polese, and Spencer Walz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huCSpKJKRZI
Congratulations to the fifteen Upper School students who participated in the Greater Kansas City Science Fair! Three of these students earned special awards for their projects and were honored at the Charles Kimball Awards Ceremony at Bartle Hall on Saturday, April 9, 2016. All fifteen students were recognized for their scientific research.
The Special Award recipients include:
The following students earned academic awards for their achievements:
At their second Regional competition this weekend in Cincinnati, the Barstow Robotics Team won the prestigious Chairman's Award - earning another invitation to compete in the World Championships, and an opportunity to compete for the FIRST Hall of Fame!
The lead judge in Cincinnati was brought to tears by Barstow's presentation -- made by Liz Baughman, Shanley Lenart and Tommy Langdon (filling in for Zuhair Hawa) -- and this video, created by Wonjo Paik, was played on the big screen of the CINTAS Center in front of thousands:
The Chairman’s Award is the most prestigious award at FIRST, honoring the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate. It was created to keep the central focus of the FIRST Robotics Competition on the ultimate goal of transforming the culture in ways that will inspire greater levels of respect and honor for science and technology, as well as encouraging more of today’s youth to become scientists, engineers, and technologists.
4th, 5th and 6th grade students participated March 12 in the MCTM Regional math contest in Warrensburg. Students had an AWESOME showing, with 11 different kids advancing to the state competition on May 21st. WOW!!!
The Barstow Robotics Team is heading to the World Championships!
Barstow won the prestigious Engineering Inspiration Award at the Kansas City Regional competition this weekend, earning them a trip to the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship... with a $5,000 grant from NASA to attend!