After completing the 2011 GEMS summer camp at Vicksburg, these four eighth graders formed an eCYBERMISSION Team named “Floodstoppers.” Team members, from left, Nick Wright, Max Wamsley, Liz Boyd, and Emily Tingle chose a project to retrofit low-income homes prone to flooding, shown on their website, www.floodstoppers.org . This team won first place in the state competition, advancing to become a regional semi-finalist, only losing to China. ERDC-GSL Research Engineer Shelley Tingle served as team organizer and adviser.

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