Evergreen 6 Solar Regatta!

2016 Solar Regatta Results:
Evergreen  won Best Middle School and 1st place Endurance over 20 Middle and High School Teams! 3rd Overall!
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A Huge thank you to:

Businesses:
Solar Works,
Ace Hardware
Mt. Mikes
Rotary Club
Ken Brown Construction
Sherwin Williams
Youth for Change
Chris's Paracord Works
KG Thompson Construction
Paradise Chocolate Fest
SMUD
Price Precision
John Peters Construction
NEED
Paradise Recreation and Park District
Basecamp
Bidwell Title and Escrow
Savemart
Duch Brothers
Mr./Mrs. Holman
Trader Joes
Safeway
Magalia Pet Hospital

 

Paradise Printing


Adults:
The Armstrong Family
Debbie Morgan
The Mittag Family
The Morrison Family
David DeSpain
Jennifer Pospychala
Jon Harrison
Warren Thompson
Julie Gebbia
Julie Peterson
Judith Peters
Mindy Johnke
Nichole Campbell
Shirley Bullard
Michael Snyder
Adam Vesley
Gijs Minderhoud (electrician)
Ken Brown
Ken Thompson





2015 Solar Boat Results!
Congratulations to the solar boat team!
Friday, May 8th, 17 high school and middle school teams:
1st place endurance
1st place sprint
2nd place presentation
3rd place slalom
1st place overall - Regatta Cup!

This earned the team an invitation to race 7 colleges the following day. College boats were provided with more than double the solar capacity. Evergreen placed:
1st in endurance
2nd in slalom
4th in sprint
3rd Overall!

We were again blown away by the support this year! Our amazing results are a testament to all of the folks involved and supporting us on so many levels. Here they are:
Business Donations:

SMUD

Rotary of Paradise
Price Precision
The NEED Project
K. G. Thompson Construction
AES by Sunpower
Clif Bar
Mittag’s Body Shop
Paradise Parks and Recreation
Wilson’s Marine
Ken Brown Construction
John Peters Construction
McMillan Tree Service
Napa Auto Parts
Youth for Change
Matthews Roofing
Skyway Mini Storage
Basecamp
A-Main Hobbies
Paradise Chocolate Fest

Personal Donations of items or money
Doug and Lauralee Bentz
Ken and Wynona Brown
Howard and Jan Holman
Gail Kemp
Shelly McKnight
*Shawn and Penny Mittag
Dean Moore
Tracy Mordock
Morrison family
Bob Pence
Kathie Pence
*Ken and Ava Thompson
Bill Tolen
Carol Swangler
John and Val Swangler
Tony Swangler
*Designed and donated all boat materials!

Adult Mentors and chaperones
Danae Domenichini
Larry Domenichini
Gijs Minderhoud
Ken Brown
Mindy Johnke
Gerry Levin
Bob McCormick
Shawn and Penny Mittag
Cliff Morrison
Jennifer Palade
John Peters
Judith Peters
Harry Punian
Tony Swangler
Ken Thompson
Warren Thompson (Solar Boat Coordinator!)

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photo courtesy Tony Swangler

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2014 SOLAR BOAT RESULTS:


Wow! Thanks to everyone for all the support! The entire E6 team is so grateful. Out of 17 Teams from Bakersfield to the Oregon border (14 of them high school), Evergreen6 placed as follows:
Trophy: "Best Middle School"
Trophy: "Best Video" (Yep, the one on Indiegogo)
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Slalom: 2nd, pilot Jennifer Thompson
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Sprint: 3rd, pilot Haleigh Payne
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Endurance: 4th, pilot Alandra Swangler
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Adult Volunteers (alphabetical order)
Danae and Larry Domenichini
Lowell Forward
Greg Holman
John Miller
Shawn Mittag
Bob and Kathie Pence
Bo Price
Harry Punian
David Samuels
Bob Schofield
Pat Snyder
Tony Swangler
Ava Thompson
Ken Thompson
Warren Thompson
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Evergreen 6 Solar Regatta 2014 Sponsors/Donors:
Old Town Canoe and Kayak (boat!)
Price Precision, Paradise
KG Thompson Construction
Alternative Energy Systems, Chico
PG&E
The NEED Project
Paradise Chocolate Fest
Alternative Energy Systems, Chico/ Sunpower
Paradise Parks and Recreation
Les Schwab Tires, Paradise
SMUD
Real Goods
HFH IV
Skyway Mini Storage
Doug and Lauralee Bentz
“Stan Dogg”
 
Ervin Family
Anonymous
Cronin Family
Warren Thompson
Ken and Ava Thompson
Stan Buscovich
Levin Family
Trude Meyer
Carol Mordock
Tracy Mordock
John Miller
Andrew Benson
Zacks & Freedman, SF
Fedasko Family
Pete and Jan Holman
“World Peace” (retired PUSD teacher, wanted to remain anonymous)
Mrs. Blashke
Mrs. Kemp
Shahna Thomas
“Annonymous”
Kristine Dent
Amy Behlke



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Below are notes and pictures from past years:
Here is a link to the race details:

https://www.smud.org/en/about-smud/environment/renewable-energy/solar-regatta.htm



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Evergreen Regatta Crew 2012!


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Lead Engineer and Pilots!

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Test Float at the pool!
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Test run on open water - Paradise Lake
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Endurance Race - Look at that wake!

2013&2014
Without our Sponsors, this event would not be possible! Special Thanks to:

PG&E Solar Schools Program  ( Our largest supporter financially.)
Rotary of Paradise  ($500 grant)
SMUD (Sponsoring and organizing the event)
K.G. Thompson Construction

Les Scwab. Paradise
Mittag's Auto Body 
Matthew's Roofing 

The NEED Project
7up/RC of Chico  
Favor Software 
Ace Hardware of Paradise
Abshier's Blacksmithing, Durham 

Batteries Plus, Chico 
Paradise Recreation and Parks District
Nick Knezic - Boat Decals
 
Adults volunteers and supporters:
 
Danae Domenichini
Mary Ludwig 
John Miller
Penny Mittag
Shawn Mittag
Kathie Pence
Bob Schofield
Ava Thompson
Ken Thompson
Warren Thompson
Robert Williams
 
 
 
 

Current Schedule of events:
To Do:
Fin?
Test Props
Oars
Mount flag
Radios
Repair Kit (make)
Decals
Beef up sawhorses
Final Food List
Find Parent to purchase and final plan meals with students. Buy food at Costco and delivery it to E6 on the 17th
Tech Check
Must have list

Recycled Portfolio
Print Banner
Tent plan
Trailer sign

 





2/2012
Here is the link to the regatta information:

 https://www.smud.org/en/about-smud/environment/renewable-energy/solar-regatta.htm


A special thanks to SMUD for putting this on, and PG&E for being a major sponsor to make our participation possible. All Evergreen 6 students and their parents are welcome to join up at our meetings: Every Friday in the E6 lab from 3-4pm. We are forming student led groups in the following categories (with adult mentors for each category:)

Managing/Paperwork/Timeline
Concept/Boat Design
Electronics
Art/Banner/T-Shirt Design
Advertising/Sponsorship
Spirit

All team members please email us to become part of our Google Groups team. Please email: gcholman@yahoo.com and put "Solar Google Groups Request" in the subject line. Additionally, please let us know your name and we will verify your request at school. This will let you see all of the work going on in each category as well as post ideas or links to helpful sites.

If you are interested in helping/ sponsoring or otherwise supporting our project, please email us at the same address.

Thank you!


Sponsors and donations:

PG&E
Rotary
http://paradise.rotary5160.org/paradise-rotary-presents-mini-grants-to-local-classrooms