Problem-solving earns team honors in Army contest

September 5, 2011 

A team of ninth-graders from Wake Early College of Health and Sciences won second place in a U.S. Army-sponsored competition that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.

The NCBrainbridgers - Jineet Patel, Rahul Sharma and Pragya Singh - won in the Food, Health & Fitness category of the web-based eCybermission contest for their approach to solving a problem they identified in their community.

Each of the students won $500 in U.S. savings bonds.

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