Morrisville News Center

MORRISVILLE, NY—Teams of four students had 18 minutes and a few simple rules. Their task: to build the tallest freestanding tower out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string and one marshmallow, which had to be on top.

Dyllon Amodio, a student from West Genesee High School, and his teammates, relied on the string as the main component that helped them master their challenge and take home a win.

The “Marshmallow Challenge” team-building activity was part of a visit from MedQuest, a camp hosted by SUNY Upstate for Central New York students in grades 11 and 12, seeking science and health-related careers. → Read more