On Saturday, August 18, middle and high school students from across the US competed in the UAS4STEM program’s national competition at the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, Indiana. The student teams built their own drones and competed in various flying challenges for a shot at the national title. The challenge is designed to encourage students to learn about the sUAS (drone) phenomenon through teamwork, competition, and success through STEM. The 2018 UAS4STEM Search and Rescue Challenge first place finishers were MMRT (McIntosh Multi-Rotor Team) from Peachtree City, GA, second place finishers QuadoBots are from Great Mills, MD, and third place finishers St. Mary’s Civil Air Patrol Squadron from Leonardtown, MD
The Dewey O. Broberg Jr. scholarship was also awarded to recognize a team member who showed dedication to his or her team, determination, and adherence to the rules and purpose of the competition. Congratulations to Brandon Solon of Canton, Georgia, the recipient of the 2018 Dewey O. Broberg Jr. scholarship.
For more information about UAS4STEM, please visit UAS4STEM.ORG