Fort Pierce, FL - (May 25, 2010) - Culpepper & Terpening, Inc. is please to announce that the Treasure Coast Research Park's "Extreme Energy Education Event" was a huge success. Mr. Steven Doyle, P.E. has been a mentor for the St. Lucie West K thru 8th Grade Classes in the development of an alternative fuel racing go-kart. The students and mentor spent countless hours both in and out of the class room in developing these vehicles. The Extreme Energy Education Event was hosted on Saturday May 22, 2010 at the Treasure Coast Research Park, in Fort Pierce. This is a first time event of this kind within the Treasure Coast where students; researched, designed, fabricated and assembly a solar powered electric go-kart.
SLW K-8th, also know as the “Home of the Sharks”, competed with seven other schools in the region with SLW winning their fair share of ribbons and a trophy for the “People’s Choice Award”. Each school tailored their vehicles to represent their respective mascot and SLW K-8th was not exception when hitting the start line with a go-kart resembling a shark. Fitted with sharp teeth, a fin, and a tail the electric powered go-kart cruised down the track at speeds approaching 30-mph. For more information please visit tcpalm.com.
Culpepper and Terpening is a multidisciplinary consulting firm with over three decades of specialization in civil engineering and surveying services on Florida's Treasure Coast. C & T has pioneered the solutions to some of Florida's most unique engineering challenges for both public and private clients. As the region has grown, so has the organization to comprise seven disciplines necessary to further facilitate the Treasure Coasts' Infrastructure needs; Transportation, Utilities, Schools and Institutions, Land Development, Surveying, Construction Engineering Inspection and Finance. Culpepper and Terpening is located at 2980 South 25th Street in Fort Pierce. They may be reached by calling 772-464-3537 or visiting ct-eng.com on the web.
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