Six students from Amity International School Saket, competed in the ‘F1 in Schools National Open Finals’ which is the world’s largest STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) competition for school students in which groups of 6 students deploy CAD/ CAM software to collaborate, manufacture, test and then create race miniature, compressed air powered cars made from F1 model blocks.
An all girls team from Amity International School Pushp Vihar comprising of Namya Jain from class IX, Suhani Chauhan from class IX, Samara Chauhan class from VIII, Samaya Chauhan from class VIII, Sanjana Chauhan from class VIII participated in the National Finals of the F1 in Schools competition held between August 10 to 15. The team bagged the Pressure Challenge Award and the Verbal Presentation Award in the open Nationals. They were also nominated for the Women in Motorsport Award.
The team will now be representing India in the Internationals Competition now. On the Occasion, Dr. Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools congratulated the students and wished them a bright future. She said, “I would like my students to win the International Competition as well and seeing girls’ student doing so well in car racing event is very encouraging”.
About F1 in Schools National Open Finals – The competition is currently operational in around 51 countries and was first introduced in 1999 in the UK. The challenge inspires teams to use IT to learn about physics, aerodynamics, designing, manufacturing, teamwork, media skills and apply them in a competitive yet practical and exciting way. The aim is to introduce young students to engineering and entrepreneurship in a fun, experimental way. This was the fourth season of F1 in Schools Nationals in India. Although the platform was virtual due to the unprecedented circumstances due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the impeccable way in which the competition was organised kept the atmosphere electrified all through and students did not miss on any aspect of the competition, including the races, which were streamed for all teams to watch.Campus, News