‘Brilliant’ high school students show off their solar knowledge

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – More than 100 bright high school students got to show off their solar knowledge.

The Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) held its twenty-sixth annual Solar Olympics on Wednesday at the University of Wisconsin in Green Bay.

Many area schools participated in 13 solar-themed events, ranging from Solar Jeopardy to Solar Cooker.

Valders High School took first place overall. Wausau West and Marinette finished second and third.

WPS wrote, “Students used their science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) skills to create machines and plans that incorporate solar energy.”

Solar Olympics(Wisconsin Public Service)

Gold medals

Solar Car Race: West De Pere High School

Solar car design: Northland Lutheran High School

Solar cooker: Lycée Valders

Solar water heater: Lycée Valders

Photovoltaic (PV) innovation: Lycée Valders

Solar Building Design: Northland Lutheran High School

Solar test: Lycée Valders

· Solar advertising campaign: Lycée Marinette

Design of the solar t-shirt: Académie Saint-Thomas d’Aquin

Solar photography: Wausau West High School

Solar Sculpture: Wabeno Secondary School

Solar Jeopardy (top individual scorer): Ava Krueger, Marathon High School

Solar Jeopardy (highest team score): Marinette High School

Solar Art Challenge: Wabeno and Wausau West High Schools

Solar Olympics
Solar Olympics(Wisconsin Public Service)

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