For the second consecutive year, the Cape May County 4-H Youth Development Program fielded a rookie team to the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge and walked away with top awards. The Cyber Explorers 4-H Club high school team, comprising David Heacock, Nate Hoffman and Ben and Joe Johnson captured the award for overall winner in the high school division. Avid Star Wars fans, the team of four constructed an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) they dubbed “The Depth Star,” to compete in the annual challenge held at Drexel University. “The force was with them,” joked Cape May County 4-H Agent, Julie Karavan.
The high school team also received second place for poster presentation, third place for pool performance and an honorable mention for their engineering design notebook. [Read more...]