Winners of Woodside bridge-building challenge announced
Monday, December 19, 2005 6:00 pm
Winners of the Woodside Elementary School spaghetti bridge challenge were announced.
Chris Parrinello’s class:
- Rebecca Leibiger – first place;
- Samantha Besler – second place;
- Thomas Kirsch – third place; and
- Kelton Corcoran and Michael Demler – creative design.
Judith Wroblewski’s class:
- Jacob Rink – first place;
- Megan Mueller – second place;
- Ella Morris and Lindsey Gabel – third place; and
- Marissa Meyer and Amanda Phillips – creative design.
Kathy Theis’ class:
- Tyler August – first place;
- Laciane Van Der Linden – second place;
- Rachel Branton – third place; and
- Brittany Larson – creative design.
Aaron Greenwald’s class:
- John Kremer – first place;
- Sarah Cross and Matthew Lussow – second place;
- John Phillips – third place; and
- Katrina Kastner and Kimberley Schoof – creative design.
Culminating a unit on span, support, stress point and strongest shape, Woodside fourth-graders were challenged to use three pounds of thin spaghetti and glue to build a bridge that would support a 16-ounce can of Bush's Baked Beans for three minutes. They were further challenged to build a bridge with the longest span.