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StellarXplorers Excel At National Finals

posted Apr 10, 2017, 6:15 AM by KRISTAL DAWSON
StellarXplorers team

Reported by Pete Dominicis: 
Please join me in congratulating our StellarXplorers National Youth Space Competition team.  While only the top three teams were announced at the banquet last night and the official results have not been made public yet, they were informed by the head judge that they placed 4th in the National Finals round.  The team representing Lowndes High was made up of Mr. Gabriel Ellwood (team captain), Ms. Sierra Dickinson, Mr. Ryan VanNortwick, Mr. Nathan Canada-Villar and Mr. Steven Kitchen.  

This is a great achievement considering that only the top 10 out of 131 teams from throughout the nation and two international locations were invited to compete at the finals at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs.

On the way to Colorado they had to endure an almost 20-hour trip due to delays out of Valdosta and Atlanta airports due to the horrible weather last Wednesday.  

Congratulations to the team!