The DeKalb County Student Engineering Team is preparing to make history as the first team from Georgia to race a handmade, solar-powered car in the Winston Solar Challenge.
The challenge, a solar-powered vehicle competition among high school engineering teams, will kick off on July 14 at the Texas Motor Speedway near Dallas. The DeKalb student engineering team unveiled the body and parts for their vehicle in a press conference at Cross Keys High School. While many of the team’s students are from Cross Keys, the team also includes representatives from Dunwoody High, Chamblee High and the Fernbank Science Center.
Endeavour Solar Racing Team, as the team is calling themselves, has been hard at work assembling the car at Middle Georgia Technical College, which has ample resources that they graciously let the team use. It has been handmade from the start by