MSJC teams blow 'em away at the UCR Wind Turbine Competition

March 17, 2016

Three MSJC teams competed during the March 5 event

Congratulations go out to Mt. San Jacinto College teams Atomic Reactors, comprised of students Andrew Price, Anthony Martinez, Ryan Woodyard, Sammy Macaluso, and Patrick Ramaker, for taking 1st place overall in the University of California, Riverside Wind Turbine Competition on March 5. Team Average Joe's Kenneth Torres, Roman Chaar, Sean Kerr, Sean Santarsiero and Rama Chaar, took 2nd place, and Team Gemini completed its project and competed. The three MSJC teams competed against students from Riverside City College, Moreno Valley College, Norco College, and Crafton Hills College.

“All of the teams were very impressive, but it feels good to take the competition this year,” Price said. “We have waited for this for a long time.”

Congratulations again, to all three MSJC teams.

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Mt. San Jacinto College students Rama Chaar (far left) of Murrieta and Sean Santarsiero, of Temecula, watch as mentors from the University of California, Riverside (both far right) test their entry during UCR’s Wind Turbine Competition this month. The MSJC students were part of a team that earned second place in the competition.

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Logan Allen (far left) of Lake Elsinore and Jasmine Board of Murrieta were part of MSJC’s Team Gemini, which participated in the UCR Wind Turbine Competition. Two other MSJC teams earned first and second place in the competition held in early March.

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Mt. San Jacinto College students (from left)  Ryan Woodyard of Lake Elsinore, Anthony Martinez,  Sammy Macaluso and Andrew Price, all from Temecula, present their team’s entry during the UCR Wind Turbine Competition this month. The team, Atomic Reactors, won first place at the competition.