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Lumberton Junior High wins 4th place in STEM Competition

Lumberton Junior High school students won 4th place in the NC Future City competition the school received a check for $400.00 the NC Future City Completion was held at NC State University on January 27, 2019, at the McKimmon Center.  More than 30 schools from across the state were registered to compete for this year’s competition. The competition is a state-wide competition that teaches, middle school students problem-solving techniques through an engineering challenge.  This year's theme was “Powering Our Future” and design an electrical grid that can withstand and recover from the impact of a natural disaster.  Students were tasked with creating a virtual city, writing an essay describing their city and their solution, construct a physical model and present their solution to a panel of Judges. Over a course of the first semester. This year LJH students chose the location of their city in 2166 to be Lumberton NC They not only chose to make the city resilient in the future but gave it a new name, Neu Alexandria meaning new powerful and complete.

LJH TECHNOLOGY CLUB Pictured. Front row:  Kevin Garcia, William Byrd, Stephen Culbreth, Timothy Swindell, Faith Floyd, Colton Ivey, and Lucas McArthur. Back Row: Jackson Byrd, Elijah Jacobs, Jair Santos, London Dunlap, Charles Hunt, Paige Britt, Roy Rodriguez-Jauregui and Teacher Phyllis King. Not pictured Desi Bethea.