Students test their construction skills in competition at NKU

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY (FOX19) - Middle and high school students tested their construction skills on Northern Kentucky University's campus on Monday.

NKU's Department of Construction hosted the competition and had 100 teams with three students on each team design Balsa Wood Bridges. The bridges were tested to see how much weight they could hold in a test of engineering.

"I'm really impressed. I'm really impressed with the quality of work they've done, the teamwork they've shown, which is something we emphasize in the department and I'm looking forward to having all of them as our future constructors," said Ihab Saab of NKU.

After the competition, student attended a presentation about careers in construction management.

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