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Real World Design Challenge Winners 2012, April 10, 2012Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray and MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey this week recognized Marlborough High School's "Team Pizzaz" as the 2012 Real World Design Challenge Massachusetts State Champion.  

The students will compete in the National Real World Design Challenge in Washington, DC on April 20-23. 

The Real World Design Competition based on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) principles challenges students to address a real world engineering challenge. 

"Team Pizzaz" competed with high school student teams from across the state using real professional engineering tools to design a Light Sport Aircraft focusing on "green aviation".  Lowell High School placed second followed by Newburyport High School in third place.
 
The Real World Design Challenge is an annual high school competition run by a public-private partnership with the goal of increasing and enhancing STEM education.  The FAA, PTC, Mentor Graphics and Cessna are among annual partners in the program.  Visit the Real World Design Challenge website to learn more.

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