SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - MoDOT names winners of the 10th annual bridge building competition
Southeast Missouri high school students put their bridges to the test Nov. 21 at the completion of MoDOT's 10th Annual Bridge Building Competition.
High school juniors and seniors try to design and construct the most efficient model bridge using limited materials-15 pieces of balsa wood, thread and glue.
Oak Ridge, Chaffee and Ste. Genevieve High Schools received first, second and third place for best overall performance, respectively.
The schools received cash prizes donated by the Chapter 10 Transportation Employees Association of Missouri.
Five students were recognized for building the lightest bridges that carried the greatest loads.
1st - Kelby Brown - Oak Ridge
2nd - Cameron Moore - Oak Ridge
3rd - Emma Hemmann - Oak Ridge
4th - Kaleb Siemer - Oak Ridge
5th - Lyndsie Robert - Scott City