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Winners of 2016 JCC Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Team Spatzlesof Immaculate Heart Central School won first place and a cash prize of $100. (l-r) Makenzie Kramer, Tyler W. Cooper, Nello A. Alteri, and Quan (Mario) H. Nguyen

On November 10, 2016 the Engineering Club at Jefferson Community College (JCC) hosted its 13th Annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition. Twenty-six high school teams and twelve middle school teams from 12 area schools and the Bohlen Technical Center of Jefferson-Lewis BOCES participated.

At the end of the day, more than 150 high school and middle 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 high school winners and the first place middle school winning team.

Team Spatzles of Immaculate Heart Central School took 1st place and a cash prize of $100. Their spaghetti bridge had a 35.35 load to weight ratio (the amount of weight the bridge holds divided by how much it weighs), the highest in the competition. Team Yankee Noodle of Alexandria Bay Central School took 2nd place and a cash prize of $50. Their spaghetti bridge had a 19.64 load to weight ratio. Team Apollo II of Pulaski Central School came in 3rd place winning a cash prize of $25. Their spaghetti bridge had an 18.16 load to weight ratio. In the middle school competition, team Mission Impastable of Immaculate Heart Central Schoolearned first place and a cash prize of $25 for their spaghetti bridge that had a 19.34 load to weight ratio.

The JCC Spaghetti Bridge Building Competition is sponsored by Allied Motion; Barton & Loguidice PC; Bernier, Carr & Associates; C&S Engineers; Jefferson Concrete Corp.; Purcell Construction Corporation;Thousand Islands Bridge Authority; and W.D. Bach Excavating & Consulting, LLC

Team Yankee Noodle of Alexandria Bay Central School earned 2nd place and a cash prize of $50. (l-r) Alexander T. Swanson, Brandon G. Davis, Karissa V. McIlrath, Jordan E. Felicia
In the middle school competition, team Mission Impastable of Immaculate Heart Central School won first place and a cash prize of $25. (l-r) Armeet K. Aujla, Graham D. Rowland, Dylan M. Winslow, and Jacob M. Biggs.

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