Diamond Bar High wins Solar Cup event

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinals“I was very surprised by the victory,” said Andrew Bell, 17, the team’s captain. “I think all of our hard work really paid off.” Local water agencies donated $3,000 to the teams to build solar boats from kits supplied by the MWD. The event culminated with a three-day competition that ended Sunday at MWD’s Lake Skinner reservoir near Temecula. More than 800 students participated. The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving 18 million people in six counties. [email protected] Diamond Bar High School is having its day in the sun after winning the Metropolitan Water District’s fourth annual Solar Cup event. Chino Hills High School took second place and Charter Oak High School in Covina finished third. “We’re obviously very excited and very proud of the students who all worked so hard to accomplish what they did,” said team adviser David Hong, instructional dean of mathematics and science at Diamond Bar High School. “It was a great team effort and the kids worked hard all year long.” This was the second year Diamond Bar entered the competition, which is a six-month program. The team placed first in the sprint races, second in the endurance race and won top prize for technical reports. (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2110160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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