Pictures from the 2011 Philadelphia Future City Competition

First Place
Our Lady Help of Christians

Our Lady Help of Christians Wins 2011 National First Place

Our Lady Help of Christians team meets Governor Corbett

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2011 Philadelphia Regional
Future City Competition Program

WHYY Video July 22, 2011

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WASHINGTON, February 22, 2011 A city of the future- Ville L espoir engineered by students from Our Lady Help of Christians School, in Abington, PA (Philadelphia region) has won the grand prize at the 2011 National Engineers Week Future City Competition. The students Elizabeth DeMarshall, 13, Alexandra Ryan, 14 and Matthew Wilkinson, 14, - teamed up with their teacher Jane H. Ring and volunteer mentor, Michael T. DiCamillo, an engineer with Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority in Philadelphia, PA, to create a city focused on helping people with Type II Diabetes.
Teams from 35 middle schools nationwide, winners of regional competitions in January, participated in the Future City National Finals, February 18-22 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The grand prize winners receive a trip to U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, provided by National Finals host Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world. Bentley also is providing a 10-seat academic suite of engineering software for each school of the top three teams. Shell is also a national sponsor for the competition.
Winners and Finalists Special Awards Setting Up and Getting Ready All of the Teams