Hundreds of students were invited from Yakima to the Tri-Cities. Each team got a kit of basic items to build a prosthetic arm. Arms were judged on how well they tossed a ball, moved objects, and on dexterity. Competitors say it is all about thinking outside the box.
"It's a wild idea, it's not something I ever thought I would be able to do in high school, so it's kind of fun to come out here and be able to," said Chiawana senior, Melanie Cantu.
Winners received a Kindle Fire. Bechtel also donated $15,000 toward math and science programs in our region.