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Posted: Monday, April 8, 2019 9:19 pm

Students competed in the UTRGV Electric Car Competition on Saturday in Brownsville.

The races were held at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley using electric car kits from GreenPower USA, which organizes similar races throughout the nation.

Organizers say the event promotes STEM education as teams create electric cars and race them around a course for points.

Here are the results for Saturday’s races:

Top finishers in the Middle School category:

>> 1st Place: Garcia Middle School, 200.00 points

>> 2nd Place: Oliveira Middle School, 198.36 points

>> 3rd Place: Faulk Middle School, 174.04 points

Top finishers in the High School category:

>> 1st Place: Lamar Academy, 197.50 points

>> 2nd Place: Science Academy - Team 1 (MAROON), 192.12 points

>> 3rd Place: San Benito High School - Team 1 (GIRLS), 173.86 points

Top finishers in the Institution of Higher Education category:

>> 1st Place: South Texas College, 179.62 points

>> 2nd Place: Texas A&M University Kingsville, 179.55

>> 3rd Place: UTRGV Edinburg, 170.00 points

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