Future City 2015: A Photo Gallery

NOVI — The 20th annual Michigan Regional Future City Competition is history.

Around 500 middle school students competed for trophies, cash for their school science programs, and for the top team, a trip to the Future City National Finals in Washington, D.C. in February.

Here’s a photo gallery of this fun event…

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The day begins with an orientation breakfast for Future City judges.

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During the judging, team members who aren’t part of the presentations get to take part in fun scientific activities, run by the Detroit Science Center and volunteers from Kohl’s stores.

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Master of Ceremonies Andrew Humphrey, meteorologist and reporter at WDIV Local 4 in Detroit, fired up the crowd with an enthusiastic attitude before and during the presentations of the five state finalists.

 

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A professional video crew adds excitement and professionalism to the student presentations of their cities.

 

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The winning state champion presenters from St. John Lutheran School of Rochester.

 

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The presenters from fifth-place Trinity Lutheran School in Utica pose for a memento.

 

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Finishing second was the team from St. Valentine School in Redford Township.

 

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The rookie team from ISKCON Sunday School in Novi turned in a strong performance, finishing second in the state.

 

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The entire winning team from St. John Lutheran School.

 

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