For the second year in a row, students in Gering High School teacher Justin Reinmuth’s engineering class has advanced to the national finals to pitch their project for the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest.
On Monday, the class was in New York City for their pitch event to demonstrate their prototype to a panel of judges. Reinmuth’s students’ project this year is a three-stage filtering system that catches micro-plastics from your clothes normally disposed into the water system when you are washing them.
On Wednesday, the Gering team will be on Good Morning America, and the winners will be announced at that time.
All 10 national finalist teams – including Gering- have already been awarded $50,000 in Samsung technology for school. Each national winner will receive $150,000 in Samsung technology.