Winning Teams of the JCC Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition

On November 21, the Engineering Club at Jefferson Community College hosted its 10th Annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition. Thirty-two teams from 12 local area schools and the Bohlen Technical Center participated.

At the end of the day, more than 135 high school students gathered in the Robert R. and Jean S. Sturtz Theater to test their bridges for durability and weight. Trophies and cash prizes were awarded to first, second and third place winners. 

Team Spaghetti Bridge, coached by Suzanne M. Fiacco, of Colton-Pierrepont Central School took 1st place and a cash prize of $100. Team Funky Town Noodle Squad, coached by Randy Shelmidine, of South Jefferson Central School took 2nd place and a cash prize of $50. Team Spaghetti Monsters, coached by Walter J. Berwick, of the Charles H. Bohlen Technical Center took 3rd place and a cash prize of $25.  

The Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition is sponsored by Barton and Loguidice, P.C.; Jefferson Concrete Corporation; Bernier Carr and Associates, P.C.; Stebbins Engineering; Association for Bridge Construction and Design; Thousand Islands Bridge Authority; W.D. Bach Excavating and Consulting; Lowe’s; Price Chopper; GYMO Architecture & Engineering P.C.; Barrett Paving; Purcell Construction Corporation; Allied Motion/Stature Electric; Fourth Coast Inc.; and former spaghetti bridge building team coach of General Brown Central School, Claire Rogers.


Team Spaghetti Bridge of Colton Pierrepont Central School took 1st place and a cash prize of $100 at the 10th Annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition held at JCC. (l-r) Andrew A. Jenkins, Scott F. Boyce, and Sabrina C. Johnson

 


Team Funky Town Noodle Squad of South Jefferson Central School took 2nd place and a cash prize of $50 at the 10th Annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition held at JCC. (l-r) Brendan T. Cataldo, Hunter L. Merrill, Christopher R. King, and Bradley J. LaLone

 


Team Spaghetti Monsters of the Charles H. Bohlen Technical Center took 3rd place and a cash prize of $25 at the 10th Annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition held at JCC.  (l-r)  Andrew H. Davis, Kyle C. Gebhardt, and Anthony Morrison