ETHS Announces Winners in Geometry Bridge Building Contest
February 9, 2024 3:15pm CT
The Evanston Township High School Math Department held its 44th annual Bridge Building and Breaking Contest. The winner of this year’s competition is Emma Chevrollier with a bridge that held 7.0 kilograms. Chevrollier is a student in Maryjoy Heineman’s and Matthew Kaiser’s class.
The ETHS bridge-building contest allows students to apply the math and science lessons from their classes to a hands-on project. Students design and construct small straw bridges that are weighed, tested and scored for efficiency.
Charlie Ward finished second with a bridge that held 3.6 kilograms. Ward is a student in Maryjoy Heineman and Matt Kaiser’s class. Third place went to Lilia Gregg with a bridge that held 3.5 kilograms. Gregg is a student in Maryjoy Heineman & Matt Kaiser’s class.
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