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Citadel News Service
17 Feb 2016

The Citadel and Google's 2016 Storm The Citadel results

Sixth annual trebuchet competition attracts students from 100 schools across the southeast

Distance, accuracy, design and spirit awards were presented to students for their achievements during the 2016 Storm The Citadel Trebuchet Competition on Saturday.

Co-hosted by Google and The Citadel’s School of Engineering, along with the STEM Center of Excellence, the Zucker Family School of Education and School of Science and Mathematics, the google_sc_logosixth annual Storm The Citadel brought teams from across the southeast to the campus’ Summerall Field to test their medieval launching devices, known as trebuchets.

Competitors spent weeks designing, building and testing their trebuchets. The results of this year’s competition are:

HOPLITE DIVISION (K-5)

Accuracy:

1st place – Heathwood Hall Team 5

2nd place – St. Andrew's School of Math and Science – Cates Team 2

3rd place – Porter-Gaud Team 4

Design:

1st place – St. Andrew's School of Math and Science

2nd place – Boulder Bluff Elementary

3rd place – Homeschool – Adamczyk

Spirit:

1st place – Girl Scout Troop 352

2nd place – Murray LaSaine Elementary

3rd place – St. Andrew's School of Math and Sciencestorm the citadel 2016

CENTURION DIVISION (6-12)

Overall Accuracy Champion:

West Ashley High School

Middle School Accuracy:

1st place – DuBose Middle School

2nd place – Boy Scout Troop 759

3rd place – Hartsville Home Educators

High School Accuracy:

1st place – West Ashley High School

2nd place – Boy Scout Troop 759

3rd place – Clover High School

3rd place – Timberland High School

Overall Distance Champion:

Thomas Cario Middle School

Middle School Design Champion:

Thomas Cario Middle School

Centurion High School Design Champion:

West Ashley High School

Spirit:

1st place – Stratford High School

2nd place – Boy Scout Troop 759

3rd place – Timberland High School

CENTURION COM (college, organizations, military)

1st place – de GeeChees

2nd place – The Citadel, ASME

BARBARIAN DIVISION (professionals/invitation only)

Accuracy:

Google

Distance:

Boeing

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