5th Graders Advance in Mars Rover Competition

Three teams earned a spot in an event held at the University of Houston.

Congratulations to Duchesne's 5th-grade teams that will advance to the next round of the Mars Rover competition, an annual event that provides students an opportunity to design and build a model rover. The following girls earned top honors in the judged competition held at Duchesne on March 4. They will move on to attend a city-wide event hosted at the University of Houston on March 28.

  • 1st place: The Christa - Molly Turner, Anne Elise Lassen, Abigail Parker
  • 2nd Place: Wall-e - Victoria Morales, Paula Santacruz, Isla Inglis, Mia Detmore
  • 3rd Place: Ophelia - Sarah Myers, Rylee Poindexter, Leila Evans