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3 Local Teams Compete in National Team America Rocketry Challenge Competition

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Teams from two local schools followed in the footsteps of the Rocket Boys this weekend.

Teams from Gilmer County and North Marion High schools were in Washington, D.C. for the national Team America Rocketry Challenge Competition.

The top 100 teams from across the country competed to see which one could shoot a rocket to a certain height, and have it return a payload safely.

Gilmer County advanced to the second round, placing 15th.

The North Marion teams placed 35th and 79th.