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MCCSC Showcases Winners of the 4th-Grade Maker Challenge

Maker Showcase

 

MCCSC Showcases Winners of the 4th-Grade Maker Challenge

 

There were thirty-three 4th-grade classrooms that participated in this year's MCCSC 4th-Grade Maker Challenge. Partnering with IU Health and the build of their new hospital, the challenges presented to the classes consisted of the following:

  • Create a device that improves the quality of life for all.
  • Create activities for children at the hospital.
  • Design the children’s space at the hospital.

 

The winners from each school, category winners, and the overall winner were announced at the MCCSC 4th-grade Maker Challenge Showcase on Wednesday, January 16th.

 

Arlington Heights Elementary: Treehouse with Ramp

Syriah Jackson, Jalissa Gordon, Kaelan Frank, Alexzandria Burns

2019 Arlington Maker

Binford Elementary: Rocket Dresser Toys

Lena Henschel, Reis Hoover, Taylor Ruzity, Marleigh Stevens, Owen Stringer

2019 Binford Maker

Childs Elementary: Ball Toss
Chloe Baker, Parker Nguyen, Nathan Orth, Alex Sims

2019 Childs Maker

Clear Creek Elementary: Money Makers Robot
Gabe Tirey, Emma Younger, Owen Weaver, Denny Allgood, and Cameron Castorena

2019 Clear Creek Maker

Fairview Elementary: Lego Room
Nadia Buggs-Vosekas, Mason Grubb, Taye Pruitt

2019 Fairview Maker

Grandview Elementary: Interactive Therapy Room
Nathan Just, George Francis, Abigail Thomas, Levasey Skeens

2019 Grandview Maker

Highland Park Elementary: King Captured
Jack Taylor, Devalin White, JJ Erwin, Cole Gray, Ryker Gambrel

2019 Highland Park Maker

Lakeview Elementary: The Sea Health Room
Corbin Coulter, Olivia Gryszowka, Ciana Harman, Juliet Rupert, Jonathan Winstead

2019 Lakeview Maker

Marlin Elementary: Bringing the Outdoors In Hospital
Ella Maynard, Tessa Wimmer, Charlotte Buehler, Logan Downard, Adam Mobley

2019 Marlin Maker

Summit Elementary: Prosthetic Hand
Jake Kurrus, Shantiana Baker, Joslyn Herrara, Preston Hubbard, Quentin Malichi, Audrey Messmer-Niswander

2019 Summit Maker

Templeton Elementary: Glass Wall Hospital
Jessica Terry, Max Castaneda, Simone Monras-Pickard, Sonya Demarest

2019 Templeton Maker

Unionville Elementary: The Walking Wheelchair
Albie Singleton, Abigail Pendill, Owen Wright, Genevieve Woodworth, and Gaven Horsting

2019 Unionville Maker

University Elementary: Reading Treehouse
Oakley Yoder, Emma Nix, Yena Park, Isabelle O'Sullivan, Melody Smith, Emma Ko

2019 University Maker

 

2019 Award for Best Presentation

Grandview Elementary: Interactive Therapy Room

2019 Grandview

 

2019 Award for Best Use of Materials

Fairview Elementary: Lego Room

2019 Fairview Best

 

2019 Award for Most Innovative

Unionville Elementary: The Walking Wheelchair

2019 Unionville Most

 

2019 Award for Most Successful Design

Summit Elementary: Prosthetic Hand

2019 Summit Most

 

2019 Award for Best Device to Improve the Quality of Life for All

Clear Creek Elementary: Money Makers Robot

2019 Clear Creek Best

 

2019 Award for Best Activity for Children in the Hospital

Binford Elementary: Rocket Dresser Toys

2019 Binford Best

 

2019 Award for Best Design for a Children's Space

and the OVERALL WINNER of the 2019 4th-grade Maker Challenge is...

 

University Elementary: Reading Treehouse
Oakley Yoder, Emma Nix, Yena Park, Isabelle O'Sullivan, Melody Smith, Emma Ko

University Winner

 

We want to thank our judges Dr. Markay Winston, Mr. Tim Pritchett, and Jean Schick from MCCSC and Dr. Jeremy Mescher, Lisa Greathouse, and Alissia Garabrant from IU Health. We would also like to thank IU Health, the Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools, and the IU Maker Mill for partnering with us on the challenge.

 

About the Monroe County Community School Corporation:

The Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC) is an Indiana Department of Education “A” Corporation. MCCSC serves nearly 11,000 students from diverse populations in 23 schools. MCCSC is a leader in STEM and EARTH curricula, encompasses a Performing Arts Academy, International Baccalaureate schools, Dual Immersion programs, multiple Career Pathways, a Career Center, as well as numerous College Credit opportunities to prepare students towards college and career readiness. Our commitment, as we educate tomorrow’s leaders, is to Engage, Empower, and Educate all students in a world-class learning environment empowering them to maximize their educational success in becoming productive, responsible global citizens.

 

Posted 1/18/2019