DESIGN FOR CHANGE

 

Finalists

Badger Builders, Arkadelphia

The Elite Four, Arkadelphia

The Snurkies, Arkadelphia

Tiger Designers, Little Rock Central

The Dream Team, Arkadelphia

Honorable Mention

LRCHS, Little Central is Honorable Mention

Symposium:
Friday, April 7, 2017

Arkansas Tech University

The overall winning team will receive $1000. $500 to their school and $500 to the team.

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Design Criteria 

 


Symposium Schedule

8:30-9:50 Registration & Structure Set Up
9:50-10:00 Judge's Welcome & Instructions
10:00-10:20 Judging of Badger Builders
10:20-10:40 Judging of Dream Team
10:40-11:00 Judging of Elite Four
11:00-11:20 Judging of Snurkies
11:20-11:40   Judging of Tiger Designers
 11:40-12:00 Time to view all structures and make your way to West Dining Hall
 12:00-12:05 Welcome from the committee
 12:05-12:15  Welcome from Dr. Robin Bowen, President of Arkansas Tech University 
12:15-12:35 Buffet Lunch
12:35-12:40 Introduce Main Speaker, Mitch McCoy, Reporter KARK 4 & FOX 16
12:40-1:00 Speech from Mitch McCoy
1:00-1:25 Presentation of Awards
1:25-1:30 Thank you and Dismissal

 


Questions? 

designforchange@atu.edu 

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Committee 

julie
Dr. Julie Mikles-Schluterman

Associate Professor of Sociology & Assistant Director of Honors
(479) 498-6050
jmiklesschluterman@atu.edu 

toland
Mrs. MeganToland

Assistant Professor of Journalism
(479) 964-0805
mtoland1@atu.edu  

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Dr. Jessica Young

Associate Professor Physics
(479) 880-4183
jyoung35@atu.edu 

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Dr. Carl Greco

Professor of Electrical Engineering
(479) 968-0231
cgreco@atu.edu 

bleakley
Ms. Taylor Bleakley

Student

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Ms. Sarah Bubniak

Student