The need for speed: Mousetrap cars built for racing
March 9, 2023
Two Summerland seventh-grade students discovered construction a vehicle takes patience and a lot of testing.
Luke Kester and Zander Tabbert competed in mousetrap vehicle - distance competition.
Kester finished third in the event.
He said the event seemed like a challenge he was willing to tackle.
"I have liked creating cool things since I was three," he said, noting he had seen others build the mousetrap vehicles. "It inspired me to create my own."
He started the process by planning a design and got to work on the creation.
"The wheels were definitely the worst challenge during the competit...