Students in Germantown Academy's Honors Engineering class competed at the Greater Philadelphia Sea Perch and Sea Glide Challenge on March 10 at Temple University.
GA's SeaPerch team (aka"SeaPace"), made up of Patrick Salmon '18, Mike Capone '18, Henry Grady '18, Mike Reilly '18, Advisor and GA Electrician Mike Kelly, and Upper School Science Teacher Diane Goldstein, finished first in the presentation category!
"Some of my best friends along with Mr. Kelly worked extremely hard throughout the year to complete the project," said Capone. "Even while victory seemed like a mile away, all of us stuck with it to achieve first place in the last event. Our goal of coming home with a trophy was achieved."
GA's SeaGlide team, made up of team managers Paul Knysh '18 and Sarah Lindgren '18, Evvan Erb '18, Kart Koneru '18, Natalie Rock '18, JT Sarisky '18, Ryan Booth '18, Hayley Cross '18, and Tate Harobin '18 won First Place Vehicle Pool Performance - Tier 2 tropy and also the SeaGlide Overall Champion trophy!
"The SeaGlide competition was challenging and fun, and I learned more than I could have imagined," said Lindgren. "Even the parts that were difficult, I still found extremely valuable. This SeaGlide project has been a great experience because it taught me how to focus on my strengths. Working with a group of students allowed each of us to combine our individual strengths to form a cohesive team."