2014 Events


Hosted by Bowling Green State University, the College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering, and Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education.

The 2014 Falcon BEST Robotics Competition was a success.

Thirteen teams from Northwest Ohio middle and high schools participated in the daylong competition on Nov. 8 at the BGSU Stroh Center.

Here are the results:

BEST AWARD (Overall Award - total points from engineering notebook, robotics competition, marketing, exhibit and spirit.)

1st - Anthony Wayne High School*
2nd - Cardinal Stritch High School*
3rd - St. Ursula Academy*

ROBOTICS COMPETITION (Teams that amass the most points with their robots in the robotics competition.)

1st - Maumee Valley Country Day School*
2nd - Anthony Wayne High School*
3rd - Port Clinton High School*
4th - Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School

BEST T-Shirt Design - Perrysburg High School

BEST Spirit & Sportsmanship - Maumee Valley Country Day School

BEST Exhibit & Interview - McComb High School

BEST Engineering Notebook - Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School

BEST Marketing Competition - Anthony Wayne & Perrysburg (tie)

Most Robust Machine - Bowling Green Middle and High Schools

Founder’s Award - Port Clinton  High School
(The founder’s award goes to the team that makes the best use of the engineering process in consideration of offensive and defensive capabilities in a machine design and is awarded in recognition of BEST founders Steve Marum and Ted Mahler.) 

(*Eligible to compete at the Regional Competition in Fargo, N.D., Dec. 4-6.)

Anthony Wayne High Jason Cook
Bowling Green High SchoolGloria Gajewicz
Cardinal StritchEric Sieja        
Maumee Valley Country DayKevin Tolles
McComb High SchoolToni Hassan 
Millstream Career CenterCraig Perry
Patrick HenryGabe Oberlin
Penta Career CenterKen Nelson
Perrysburg High SchoolBethany Holewinski
Port Clinton High SchoolRobert Good
Sandusky Central High SchoolHoward Collins
St. Ursula AcademyJackie Kane   
Sylvania SouthviewJonathon Austin

For more information about Falcon BEST, email falconbest@bgsu.edu.