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LISA North Solar Car Team Places Nationally

The LISA Academy North Solar Car Team WON 5th Place in the National Solar Car Challenge Race. The team competed with other teams from around the Nation at the Texas Motor Speedway in Dallas, TX over several days in July. The Solar Car Challenge is the top project-based STEM Initiative helping motivate students in Science, Engineering, and Alternative Energy. The 2019 event is hosted by Texas Instruments is a closed-track event at the world-famous Texas Motor Speedway. High school students compete after creating their own solar car in this exciting competition.  Members of the team, coaches and other school representatives will be available by appointment for interviews and to demonstrate the solar car at the new LISA North High School building this week at 1 LISA Academy Way in North Little Rock. “LISA Academy is proud to be an innovator and leader of STEM education in the state of Arkansas. The national solar car competition is one of many opportunities we provide for students to be create and develop the problem-solving skills necessary to be successful in their future careers," Dr. Fatih Bogrek, LISA Academy superintendent, said.

To view the 2019 Solar Car Challenge results or for more information, visit www.solarcarchallenge.org.