On Friday, February 24th, eleven students from Plymouth High School had the honor to attend the Purdue University ASCE Bridge Bust Competition in West Lafayette. The objective of the competition is to build a balsa wood bridge that can carry the largest capacity possible, using as few materials as possible. Awards are based on design as well as loading capacity.
Presentation: Jessica Drury (12) 4th place and Patrick Houser (12) 14th place
Aesthetics: There was a tie, Patrick Houser 4th along with Meghan Ankney (9) and Sydney Cochran (9).
Structural Efficiency: Patrick Houser (12) 19th, Dallas Fry (9) and Josh Caudill (11) 23rd, Meghan Ankney (9) and Sydney Cochran (9) came in 34th
Group photo caption: Front (L-R): Dallas Fry, Jessica Drury, Olyvia Clark, Kayla Laffoon, Meghan Ankney, Sydney Cochran, Lauren DeMont, and Tristan Sims. Back (L-R): Trevor Pletcher, Josh Caudill, and Patrick Houser.