Sixteen teams of high school students from eight local schools will build and race their cardboard canoes in the 12th Annual Penguin Regatta, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Beeghly Center on the campus of Youngstown State University.
The Penguin Regatta, hosted by the YSU Office of Associate Degree and Tech Prep Programs, provides a unique and challenging opportunity for students to design, build and race their cardboard creations in a competition. Students apply science, technology, engineering, and mathematics concepts and see the results of their engineering decisions in real-time.
Schools competing include Chaney STEM, Choffin Career & Technical Center, Lowellville, Mahoning County Career & Technical Center, Mahoning County High School, Springfield Local High School, Struthers High School and West Branch High School.
For more information, call 330-941-2333.