Friday, March 27, 2015

Knights Win Society of American Military Engineers Competition

Mount Michael Team #1: Reed Tiwald, Oliver Jarosik, Chris Riddle, Cameron Bretsen, Logan Kalkowski, Eric Sullivan 
Over the years the Knights have won many awards of distinction at the S.A.M.E. competition but have never won the overall award.  Mount Michael Team #1 came away with the top prize the "2015 Award of Honor" for their project "Home Field Advantage 2.0". The project was to design ancillary facilities for Nate Lafave Memorial Field. The team also won 3 gold and 5 silver medals in the competition.

As part of the award the school recieved a $1500 award to be used to promote the the Drafting program. A 3D printer and new computer are being considered.  This award is sponsored by the Omaha Post of the Society of American Military Engineers.  Like wise the SAME Post has given a $1500 scholarship to any Mount Michael senior who took part in this year’s competition and will be going into Engineering next year.    Team #1: Presentation: Pdf or PowerPoint - More Photos 

Mount Michael #2 won 1 gold medal and 5 silver medals for their project for a Pavilion and a 1,200 seat amphitheater for the school. This team consists of juniors Kalle Haines, Alex Milas, Jacob Ramaekers, Walt Wear, Jeremiah Connealy, Matt Davis, Aaron Meyer, Jacob Bova, J.T. Hudson, and Matt Amao Team #2: Presentation: Pdf or PowerPoint

High schools competing in the competition:  Bennington, Creighton Prep, Gross Catholic, Mount Michael (2) Omaha Central (2), Omaha North (4), Skutt Catholic, Westside (2)

Home Field Advantage 2.0 Project Mount Michael #1