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Wichita HomeSchool, Ambassadors for Christ win Kansas BEST

Monday, November 07, 2011

Wichita HomeSchool won the BEST Award and Ambassadors for Christ Academy (Bentonville, Ark.) won the Game Award at the 13th annual Kansas BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) event at Wichita State University Saturday, Nov. 5.

BEST is designed to inspire and motivate students toward careers in engineering, science and technology.

By winning the competition, Wichita HomeSchool and Ambassadors for Christ Academy qualify for the regional competition at Frontier Trails BEST in Fort Smith, Ark.,
Dec. 9-10.

Also qualifying for the regional competition are Circle High School for finishing second in the BEST Award, Campus High School for finishing third, and Rose Hill for finishing fourth.

Wichita Northeast Magnet qualifies for the regional competition for finishing second in the Game Award. Wichita HomeSchool placed third in the game competition.

The BEST Award is based on a project notebook, oral presentation, table display, interviews, and overall spirit and sportsmanship. The Game Award is based on the robot scoring points in the game competition.

Here are the other results from the 2011 Kansas BEST competition:

The Boeing Creativity Award
Ambassadors for Christ Academy

The Spirit AeroSystems Most Robust Design Award
Ambassadors for Christ Academy

The Bombardier Learjet Craftsmanship Award
Wichita West High School

The Cessna Teamwork Award
Rose Hill High School

The Sportsmanship Award
Circle High School

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Created on Monday, November 07, 2011; Last modified on Monday, November 07, 2011