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Penn students win TEAM competition

Penn High School TEAM "D" (Front, from left): Coach Adam Beck, Alexander Du, Anitej Waghray, Art Haines, Salem Fitwi, Jed Kim; (back): Luca Nijim, Matthew Zhang and J.R. Roach

Three P-H-M teams (two from Penn High School and one from Discovery Middle School) took the top awards at the annual Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) competition at Trine University (2/18/20). The event, which included 200 students on 25 middle and high school teams, is a qualifier for the TEAMS national competition June 27 to July 1 in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

Penn’s “B” Team was the champion in Division I, taking the John J. McKetta Outstanding Junior Engineering Team Award. Team members were Jayden Bell, Oliver Hu, Evan Li, Allison Nguyen, Sharon Ni, Neda Stancheva, Aidan Sweeney and Grace Waddell.

 

The  “D” Team won Division II and the Mike McKetta Outstanding Junior Engineering Team Award. Team members included Alexander Du, Salem Fitwi, Art Haines, Jed Kim, Luca Nijim, J.R. Roach, Anitej Waghray and Matthew Zhang.

 

Both Teams were coached by Adam Beck.