The ASQ winners are the Costa Verde Team from Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School, Tucson. They won the “ASQ Best Application of Quality Concepts to Future Cities”. The student winners of the Costa Verde team are Adrian Urquides, Daniela Caballero, and Briana Roberts. The Costa Verde team also won the competition’s “Best City Description”. Their teacher is Jackie Nichols and their engineering mentor is Irene Ogata.
In addition, the Ruang Adam Community team composed of Devante Remond, Edgar Rodriguez, and David Tarajcak, also of Bill Lane Lauffer Middle School, won the competition’s “Best Short Video”. The teacher is also Jackie Nichols and the engineering mentor is also Irene Ogata.
The group plaques were awarded on January 28, 2017.