Ten students from Genoa Middle School, along with teacher/advisor Debbie Pellington and engineer Dino Torlone, were recognized for having won the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition in January. Their creation, called Baradwysdon, was set in futuristic Wales. At that event they also earned first place for Best Use of Transportation, Best Use of Recreation, and Best Use of Ceramics, along with honorable mentions for Best Computer City Design and Best Essay. The group represented Ohio at the national competition in Washington, D.C. in February, where they placed 10th overall and were selected as one of the teams to have their presentation broadcast in more than 43 languages world-wide. They were commended by the Board and Superintendent for having represented the Westerville City School District and the State of Ohio with honor and distinction.