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National Engineers Week competition pits area middle schoolers against Hopkins undergrads to build the tallest tower out of pasta and marshmallows. Team Awesome from the Waldorf School of Baltimore won this year’s competition with a 70-inch engineering marvel. 

The annual event is part of Engineers Week festivities at the John Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering.  According to the Waldorf School of Baltimore students, equilateral triangles equal stability. 

Team members Elia, Ala, and Marcin bested both their middle school peers and their Hopkins undergrad challengers for a prize consisting of beanies, fanny packs, and other Hopkins gear.

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