Woodlawn High School is abuzz with anticipation as it prepares to defend its champion status in this year’s East Baton Rouge (EBR) STEM Challenge. The event, slated to take place today at the Professional Development Center, promises a showcase of innovation and talent from schools across the district.

WHS Students prepare to present their STEM project

The spotlight shines brightly on a dedicated group of students who have poured their efforts into crafting a compelling entry: the redesign of the Sabine River Relief Bridge with a focus on environmental sustainability. Among them are Kevin Nguyen, Taylor Albert, Edward Hasson, Henry Hlichal, Trennan Prater, Brandy Benetez, Aarav Kansal, and Noor Akram.

These diligent Panthers have spared no effort in refining their presentation, honing construction techniques, fine-tuning design elements, and implementing sustainable practices. Their tireless dedication speaks volumes about their commitment to excellence and their passion for making a positive impact.

As they step onto the competition stage, Woodlawn High School stands poised for success. Among 17 formidable contenders, our school has secured a coveted position in the top 4. It’s a testament to the hard work, ingenuity, and teamwork exhibited by our students.

So, if you happen upon these Panthers today, be sure to extend your congratulations for a job well done. Together, let’s rally behind our team as they strive to bring home another resounding victory for Woodlawn High School!