Students place 2nd in national 2009 STEM Challenge
By Janie Southard
ROCKFORD - Three Parkway students went to Columbus, built their first robot together, and brought home a second-place trophy from the 2009 STEM Challenge, part of the National Robotics Challenge.
Seniors Tyler Garwood and Brandon Riley along with junior Corbin Hellwarth were certainly not considered shoo-ins to win anything. In fact, because Parkway is not a STEM school, the students could perhaps be called a dark-horse trio. [More