Marshall Engineering Design Challenge

On Thursday, November 17, 16 students from Cumberland High’s physics class and science club competed in an engineering design competition hosted by Marshall High School.  The Cumberland students competed in catapult, prop-powered model plane, toothpick bridge, and mousetrap car designs against students from Marshall, Casey-Westfield, Arcola, Robinson, Grayville, Effingham, and Lawrenceville high schools. The team is under the direction of Mr. Rocky Lewis and Mrs. Tiffany Gibson.

Overall, Cumberland placed 3rd with Marshall winning 1st place and Casey-Westfield finishing in 2nd place.

Individual Cumberland finishers are as follows:

Marshall Tipsword, Nathan Kuhns, Jase Duke, and Jackson Hayes - Mousetrap Car - 6th

Kate Shirley, Jade Jackson, and Maci Wingler - Toothpick Bridge - 3rd

Owen Ozier and Nathan Lister - Toothpick Bridge - 7th

DJ Nebel, Zack Buescher, Garret McMechan, and Dagon Smith - 8th Catapult