Jedi Scientist head to national competition
Posted on 03/09/2023
A group of people smile with a trophy
Dream Lake Elementary's Jedi Scientists Team B Mousetrap car team (Braudy German, Claudivel German, Colt Biaggi) will represent Central Florida in the Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering competition — at the national level.

Juana Machado, from Dommerich Elementary School, will also compete at the national level in the Essay/Vision Board (grades 3-5) category.
Back in February, the Dream Lake Elementary Jedi Scientists STEM Club participated in the 2022-2023 SECME Regional competition at the University of Central Florida. The team of 10, third through fifth grade students, competed against 350 students from more than 30 schools/programs in the Central Florida Area.

The DLE Jedi Scientists earned:
     •  First place Egg Drop Competition
     •  First place Balsa Wood Bridge Competition
     •  First and Second place Mousetrap Car Competition
     •  Best Mousetrap Car Technical Report
     •  OVERALL WINNERS - Elementary School Division UCF SECME Regional Competition
This win showcases the team's hard work and dedication that led them to success.