Eyewitness News Meets Race Team During Countdown to Baja

Published 04.02.2018

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Logan B. Goodhart, a manufacturing engineering technology major from Chambersburg, tells Parrish about the team’s busy schedule for the next several weeks.Penn College team member Shujaa AlQahtani, a manufacturing engineering technology major from Saudi Arabia, is interviewed about the upcoming competitions.The students will be putting the finishing touches on the college’s car during the next two weeks.Parrish discusses the significance of the Baja SAE competitions for the students with Dave R. Cotner, dean of industrial, computing and engineering technologies.Capturing a close-up of student-made parts earmarked for the Penn College carEyewitness News reporter Morgan Parrish of WBRE/WYOU stopped by campus to produce a feature on the college’s Baja SAE team, which is preparing its dune-buggy like vehicle for two international competitions in the coming weeks: April 19-22 in Maryland and May 17-20 in Kansas. At both events, the Penn College team will compete against 100 other colleges from throughout the world to determine who built the most efficient and durable car. The segment was broadcast Monday evening.
Photos by Tom Speicher, writer/video editor