A big Congratulations to Everett Sargent, Sean Kelsch, Charlie Colantonio, and Maslen Anselm  who are the 2019 Champions of the Middle School Division of the Powering Pittsburgh competition sponsored by the Steelers and Shell Polymers. Challenged to find a new energy source to supply Heinz Field and the Pittsburgh Region, the team designed a plan to place kinetic tiles in the parking lots, walkways, and under the turf at Heinz Field. Kinetic tiles produce electricity when compressed by footfall or traffic. The boys created a physical model and PowerPoint to present their proposal at Heinz Field before a panel of judges from the Shell Polymers and the Steelers They have been invited to the Steelers Game on December 1st where they will be awarded a check for $1500 for the school’s STEAM Program on the field.

They were greeted at school by the second grade who cheered them as they entered the building- SPS we are the best!

Below is a link to the TV coverage of the event. We were interviewed but not featured.

- https://www.google.com/amp/s/pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/video/4216458-powering-pittsburgh-stem-competition/amp/

Powering Pittsburgh