Well done: Team Zircon members Shiv Ram, Bryce Cronin, Sharik Burgess-Stride, Lucas Blattman, Chayan Deb Nath and teacher-mentor John Miller with their 4×4 vehicle and prizes won in Coventry.THEY left Dubbo as wildcards and almost came back world champions, and on Tuesday the lads from Team Zircon got to tell their schoolmates about the wild ride they have been on.
Dubbo College students Sharik Burgess-Stride,Chayan Deb Nath, Shiv Ram and Bryce Cronin joined their former classmate Lucas Blattman and teacher-mentor John Miller in a show-and-tell after placing second in the World 4×4 In Schools Challenge in Coventry, England.
The group not only took out the best engineered vehicle, but came second overall in the worldwide competition, giving them the podium finish they sought.
Team Zircon return to Dubbo College after placing second in the World 4×4 In Schools Challenge.The Dubbo College team made the championships a winning double for Australia, with the Wombat Warriors from Queensland’s Pine Rivers State High School winning first place and Portugal third.
A total of 21 teams from 14 countries took part in the event, with Team Zircon getting a wildcard after finishing second to Pine Rivers in the national event earlier this year.
“Like the F1 in Schools Challenge, the 4×4 technology challenge involved testing of the vehicle in appropriate conditions,” he said.
“The Team Zircon four-wheel drive completed a course involving three sections of driving, including tackling obstacles, as well as a trailer-towing exercise.”
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