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South Carolina Regional Future City Competition

2016 First Place Regional Winner - Paul Knox Middle, North Augusta, SC
2016 First Place Regional Winner
Paul Knox Middle, North Augusta, SC - "Sahirah"

(l-r) Rebekah Rahman, Matt Bodine (Mentor), Savannah Padgett,
Amanda Burnside (Educator), Madden Bell

The Future City Competition is a national program sponsored by DiscoverE (formaly known as National Engineers Week Foundation) to promote technological literacy and engineering to middle school students.

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC in partnership with the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center are proud to be the sponsors of the annual South Carolina Regional Future City Competition. Our goal is to help middle school students better understand the practical applications of math and scientific principles. Since the program began, it has been recognized by the education and engineering communities as an innovative learning approach.

South Carolina Regional Competition

January 23, 2016
Location: University of South Carolina-Aiken, Business and Education Building
Directions: Click to View Printable Map

  • 2015-2016 Future City Essay Topic: "Waste Not, Want Not”
    Design an innovative city-wide solid waste disposal system for your Future City that is safe, environmentally sound and energy efficient.

The National finals of the Future City Competition were held in Washington D.C., February 12-17, 2016.

To learn more about the 2015-2016 National Future City Competition visit

Contact: Kim Mitchell , Education Outreach Programs, (803) 952-8782

Additional Future City Winners

2016 2nd Place - Hilton Head Christian Academy, Hilton Head, SC 2016 3rd Place - North Augusta Middle, North Augusta, SC
2016 2nd Place- Hilton Head Christian Academy, HHI, SC

(l-r) Nate Babbitt, Sloan McClure, Annabel Court, Mary Bashaw, JT Boyd, Jason Beshar, Stacey O'Grady (Educator)
2016 3rd Place - North Augusta Middle, North Augusta, SC
"North Archipelago"

(l-r) Jacob Smith, Betty Ann Ferguson (Educator), Fritz Rowell,
Grayson Hann, Laurene Rowell (Mentor), Daniel Simonds




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