The event, which includes schools from Calvert and Prince George’s Counties, is affiliated with Maryland MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement), a 3-12 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) initiative. Maryland MESA seeks to target students who are traditionally underrepresented in these fields, specifically minority and female students.
Through participation in Maryland MESA, students develop academic and leadership skills, improve their academic performance, and gain confidence in their ability to compete professionally.
MESA participants are judged in four categories:
Elementary – Scratch, Effective Communications, Storybook Theme Park, and Wood Bridge.
Middle – Alice, Hovercraft, Wood Bridge, and Prosthetic Arm
High – Cyber Robot, IEEE, Wood Bridge, and Prosthetic Arm
|Scratch||Balsawood Bridge||Effective Communications||Storybook Theme Park Ride|
|3rd||St. Leonard||Mutual||St. Leonard||Calvert|
Huntingtown Elementary School is the Overall Winner and will participate in the Statewide MESA Day Regional Event.
|Alice||Basswood Bridge||Hovercraft||Prosthetic Arm Challenge|
|1st||Windy Hill||Windy Hill||Windy Hill||Southern|
|3rd||Southern||Northern||Thomas Johnson||Windy Hill|
Windy Hill Middle School is the Overall Winner and will participate in the Statewide MESA Day Regional Event.
Southern Middle School is the Prosthetic Arm Challenge winner and will participate in the Statewide MESA Day Regional Event.