13th Annual Edible Car Contest Feb. 28
Illinois Valley Community College’s
13th annual Edible Car Contest begins at noon Wednesday, Feb. 28 in
The contest, which celebrates National Engineering Week, was originally
sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
organizer and coordinator of Computer-Aided Design said, “Our purpose is to
demonstrate that STEM, or science, technology, engineering and math, can be
creative and fun.”
In addition to
IVCC students, faculty and staff, area high schools are also invited to
compete. Participants work in teams to come up with creative and workable car
In 2016, the
contest received its fourth nomination for a prestigious Bellwether Award, a
national award recognizing outstanding and innovative community college
projects. In 2012, the contest was one of ten finalists.
For information, contact Data at (815) 224-0221, Dorene_data@ivcc.edu or visit www.ivcc.edu/ediblecar.