Baton Rouge’s St. Thomas More students win Future City Competition

Future City Competition

Contact: Rene Abadie


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     HAMMOND A team from St. Thomas More Catholic School in Baton Rouge took first place in the state’s first Future City Competition on Saturday (Jan. 21) held at Southeastern Louisiana University. Sponsored by Shell Oil, the event encourages students to imagine, design and build cities of the future. Pictured are, from left, students Vincent Bianca, Amie Martinez, engineer mentor Casey O’Quin, students Stormy Verret, Amie Martinez, and Sam Levretich, program coordinator Chris Koutsougeras of Southeastern’s Department of Computer Science and Industrial Technology, and St. Thomas More teacher Shirley Newman. The St. Thomas More team will participate in the national competition scheduled next month in Washington, DC.

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