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Warhill students' toolbag design a finalist in NASA contest

Warhill students' toolbag design a finalist in NASA contest

In what looks to be one small step for Warhill High School and one giant leap for the sciences in Williamsburg-James City County Schools, a tool bag designed by two students from Warhill has been named a finalist in the NASA HUNCH program.

HUNCH — High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware — is an annual contest sponsored by NASA that encourages high schools across the country to design equipment and software, with the eventual winner’s designs being used and tested aboard the International Space Station.

When Warhill senior Thomas Mowry and freshman Chase Manns first heard about HUNCH and the opportunity to build something to be used by astronauts, they knew they wanted...

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