Annual mousetrap races


Newcomers to the competition, the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Department of Public Works team won the 5th annual Mousetrap Race Car event held Dec. 4 at Wiesbaden Middle School. In total, 36 cars — 18 student cars and 18 entries from the community — participated in the event. Aukamm Elementary School students placed two cars in the final four for the second year in a row. The winner the past two years, the 4th Air Support Operations Group car, was also one of the four finalists this year. New this year was the Best Creative Design award winner, Wiesbaden High School. The event combines resiliency-building activities with science, technology, engineering, and math curriculum.