South Colonie holds NY Capital Region KidWind competition; Two teams invited to nationals

four kids stand next to a teacher and are getting ready to present their turbines at a conference
Kids presenting their turbines at the regional KidWind Competition at Sand Creek Middle School on Saturday, March 18

The South Colonie Central School District hosted the industry-leading renewable energy design and construction student competition this year.

This year’s regional event KidWind took place at Sand Creek Middle School on Saturday, March 18.

“We were so excited to be able to offer this opportunity once again,” said South Colonie STEM teacher and On-Site Energy Manager James Brown. “At the beginning of the school year, we asked our students if they want to get involved. We had students who worked on their designs since September and were really committed to the process of fine-tuning their design.”

Congratulations to all teams who competed in this year’s event. The top two teams in each division are now invited to compete in the national event in Boulder, CO, in May. 

a group of students standing behind their turbine.
These individuals are the top two teams from the KidWind Regionals and have qualified for the KidWind Nationals being held May 11 in Boulder, Colorado!

1st place

(7th graders)
2 Dominators
Yubraj Yadav
Abel Renjith

2nd place 

(6th graders)
Speedy Spinners
Isaiah Madubansi
Tristan Murphy
Alex Kidder
Carter Sloan