Ferry kids take sea prize

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The Martins Ferry team Funky Eels place first for Best Execution in the “Sea” portion of the Sea Air and Land Challenge sponsored by Penn State University and hosted at Buckeye Local High School in Rayland on Friday. According to the school, theirs was one of the few live competitions. Students from Wheeling Central Catholic, Martins Ferry and Buckeye Local high schools showcased their science, technology, engineering and math skills by using robots designed to operate on land, sea and air. Wheeling Central had 19 participants, Buckeye Local had six and Martins Ferry had three.


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