Where We Are Going We Won't Need Roads

May 17, 2017


Physics students participated in the first annual CCS Magnetic Levitation Derby. Each student created their own magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) vehicle with magnets connected to the bottom so that it levitated on the magnetic track.

Each class participated in a timed race for which a Lightning Award was given to the fastest vehicle and a Turtle Award was given for the slowest vehicle.

1st Period

  • Lightning – Noah Lee
  • Turtle – Zachry Sanders

2nd Period

  • Lightning – John Ethan Baldwin
  • Turtle – Madelynn Beckman

3rd Period

  • Lightning – Gary Bittick (He was overall winner)
  • Turtle – Paul Carpenter

4th Period

  • Lightning – Frankie Kluckman
  • Turtle – Nick Webster

Additional Awards

Most Futuristic – Adam Carr

Most Car-Like – Elliot Ranson

Most Unique – Julia Williams

Most Patriotic – Nathan Frye

Judges’ Choice – Shannah Hannahs and Rachel Salazar

Overall Fastest Vehicle Award - Gary Bittick