Walk N’ Rest, 2003 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2003 in 2003, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Walk N’ Rest

Fontainebleau Junior High School
Mandeville, LA

Problem: Poor design of current walkers.

Solution: Redesign current walkers so they include lights for better vision and movement at night and a seat so the person can stop and rest when needed.

At an awards ceremony held at Walt Disney World, three finalist teams received savings bonds for their winning entries. The competition is geared toward middle school-age children, and gives kids experience in solving problems using the scientific process of exploring, analyzing and drawing conclusions.


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