Recently JSTEM Academy had the opportunity to compete in the regional qualifier of the Future City competition in Houston TX. Students were challenged to plan, design, and build a city set 100 years in the future, that solved a potential problem with our water system. There were a total of 17 teams present and our 3 JSTEM teams did very well! We are proud to announce that we came home with the following accolades: Team JJAKS: Best Engineering Project. Team Meridian: Best City Infrastructure Layout. Team BDC: People’s Choice Award AND 4th place overall. Students pictured: Top row (L-R): Jesse Hernandez IV, Brooke Borth, Jeremiah Bingani, Richard Dotray, Hestn Raborn, Darren Moya, Stacy Sosa-Rommel Bottom row (L-R): Josey Swanson, Maya Boone, William Hoswell, Carlos Pagan-Velez, Kortlyn Sayles, Angelina Camacho, Julia Rios Teacher sponsors: Russell Baskin, Jamie Coggins, Newton Diem, Jennifer Gilson, Gary Livingston.
1st Place, Melissa Fusco, Computer Security, going to state competition in March 1st Place, Ian Fernandes, JAVA Programming, going to state competition in March 2nd Place, Duaily Lopez Reyes, Financial Math & Analysis 3rd Place, Alejandro Perez, Financial Math & Analysis 1st Place, Ian Fernandes, Alejandro Perez & Duaily Lopez Reyes, Small Business Management Team, going to state competition in March