Lake County Team Gains Entry into Largest Pupil Rocket Contest

Over 4,000 students from 41 states competed in 720 teams of three to ten students.

This year's challenge required teams to design, build, and launch a model rocket capable of safely propelling two raw eggs to an altitude of 835 feet for 41-44 seconds.

In addition to $100,000 in prizes, the national champion also gets free participation to the international finals in London.