FunFest

FunFest 2023 (v. 31) competitions will take place on the Sandhills Community College campus on Friday, April 21, 2023.

FunFest is a collaborative event that partners Sandhills Community College with Moore County Schools Career and Technical Education (CTE) to provide competitive events for high school and middle school students.

 

Here are the important dates to know:

  • For competitions requiring physical submissions (i.e. bridges, cars, etc…), submissions may be made to SCC by schools on the following dates and times:
    • Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 2:00-4:00 pm in Little Hall 153
    • Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 2:00-4:00 pm in Little Hall 153
  • For competitions requiring file submissions, see the competition rules for submission instructions.
  • FunFest results will be announced at the awards ceremony on Friday, April 21, 2023.

 

Contact the following with submission questions:

Harley Crawford
Moore County Schools CTE FunFest Contact
Email: hcrawford@ncmcs.org 

Mike Sassano
SCC Engineering & Construction Instructor
and Toelle Student Success Lab Manager
Email: sassanom@sandhills.edu 

 

FunFest 2023 Schedule for Friday, April 21, 2023

9:30 am FunFest events begin on the SCC Campus

Here is a link to a competition map.

10:00 am Egg Drop & Airplane Competitions Begin

10:30 am Lunch and the FunFair Begins

12:00 pm Awards Begin on the Woodward-McNeill Green

 

Reigning FunFest Moore County Schools Grand Champions

FunFest

Middle School Grand Champion

2022 (v.30)

New Century Middle School

2021 (v.29)

New Century Middle School

 

FunFest

High School Grand Champion

2022 (v.30)

Pinecrest High School

2021 (v.29)

Union Pines High School

 

SCC Participating Programs

FunFest competitions have been supported from the following Sandhills Community College program areas:

Engineering and Construction Technologies

Computer Technologies

Automotive Technologies

Landscape Gardening and Turfgrass

Culinary and Pastry Arts

Health Sciences

Management and Business

University Studies

 

FunFest Key Contacts

Ed Spitler
Chair & Distinguished Professor
Department of Engineering, Construction and Computer Technologies
Sandhills Community College
Email: spitlere@sandhills.edu

 

Ginny Ferguson
Coordinator, Instructional Support and Student Engagement
Engineering & Construction Technologies, Landscape Gardening, and Automotive Technologies/Transportation Services
Sandhills Community College
Email: fergusonv@sandhills.edu

 

Dr. Lisa Scott
Director for Federal Programs, Grant Administration and CTE
Moore County Schools
Email: lscott@ncmcs.org

 

If you are looking for fun summer STEM activities, check out our Engineering & Construction Technologies Summer Camps.