Point Breeze school wins Future City contest
St. Bede School in Point Breeze won the 14th annual Pittsburgh Regional Future City Competition, the Carnegie Science Center announced Sunday.
Its team, one of 25 participants, won a trip Feb. 17-23 to the 20th annual Future City National Finals in Washington, D.C., where they will compete with 36 other regional winners. The grand prize is a trip to the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala.
Sponsored by the Science Center and the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania, the competition highlights a theme and asks middle school students to solve it. Fort Couch Middle School of Upper St. Clair placed second; South Hills Catholic Homeschoolers, third; The Ellis School in Shadyside, fourth; and Beaver Falls Middle School, fifth.
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