• Did You Know?
    • Saint Vincent College was the first Benedictine college in the United States, and 17 percent of our current faculty are Benedictine priests and brothers.
    • SVC offers up to $20,000 in renewable merit scholarships for high-achieving students? Click here to find out more!
Home > SVCPulse > News Archive


Public Relations
Posted: Tuesday Mar 13, 2012

March 7, 2012

A team of four students from Greensburg Central Catholic High School were the winners of the 2012 Pasta Engineering Contest sponsored by Carbone’s Restaurant of Crabtree and the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing, held at the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion on March 5. Teams from nine area high schools competed in the sixth annual competition in which students constructed miniature bridges made out of uncooked pasta and glue. Vincent Mangini, left, of Carbone’s, and Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., right, president of Saint Vincent College, presented the first place trophy to, from left, Claire Gongaware, Devon Nguyen, Abigail Evangeliste and Rosemary Tritschler. The competition is designed to increase high school students’ awareness about the role engineering plays in their lives, learn about career opportunities in the field and provide an opportunity to collaborate on design and construction.


Follow us on Twitter: @SVCPublicity  

Like us on Facebook: Saint Vincent College Public Relations  


See additional photos at Flickr:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/organize/?start_tab=one_set72157629161276824