Holy Trinity students excel at SeaPerch Challenge competition

Holy Trinity Regional School, Westville Grove, SeaPerch team, Trinitech, competed in the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge at Drexel University on April 25. As part of the competition, the team, made up of 32 seventh and eighth graders, designed and built a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and used it to compete against other teams to complete specific underwater missions.
The competition also required teams document their work and learning in a notebook and give a presentation on their work at the competition.
Holy Trinity Regional School received the following awards this year: first place, Engineering Notebook; first place, Spirit & Sportsmanship; second place, Oral Poster/Presentation; ASNE Engineering Process Award, including $100 cash award, for best utilization of sound engineering principles
In recognition of their efforts, select members of the team will attend the ASNE Electronic Machines Technology Symposium at Villanova University on May 28.
SeaPerch is a nationwide competition program intended to introduce students to science and engineering and increase interest in engineering as a career field of choice. This was Holy Trinity’s third year competing in SeaPerch. HTRS’ seventh grade teacher, Matthew Tornese, serves as the team’s adviser and Butch Summers is the team’s engineering mentor.

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