The Renaissance Award for outstanding design, engineering, execution and performance went to Timberlane Middle School, Team 130-94288.
“The functionality of the engineering and exquisite detail of this weeping willow tree made this kinetic art piece memorable,” judges said in a release. “It worked flawlessly and was an absolute masterpiece of craftsmanship. The tree showed extensive evidence of refinement and demonstrated excellent use of materials. The appraisal team was mesmerized by the innovation and artfulness that came together in a way that was simply brilliant.”