Engineering Day at Herff

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Every year, the Herff College of Engineering hosts eDay, providing students from the Mid-South the opportunity to visit the University of Memphis and participate in activities and competitions designed to get them more interested in engineering and STEM-related programs. 




eDay 2024 Winners


1st Place: Homelife Academy (Sadowsky)

Egg Drop 

High School Category
1st Place: Central High School

Middle School Category

  • 1st Place: Idlewild Robotics Team
  • 2nd Place: Midsouth Gifted Academy

Electromagnetic Rollercoaster

1st Place: Craigmont High School

Electromagnetic Train

1st Place: John P. Freeman

Flash Build

  • 1st Place: Midsouth Gifted Academy
  • 2nd Place: Arlington Middle
  • 3rd Place: Jamie Reed (Homeschooler)


  • 1st Place: Houston High
  • 2nd Place: Central High

Launch Distance

1st Place: Craigmont High

Paper Airplane


Pasta Car

Middle School Category
1st Place: John P. Freeman

High School Category
1st Pace: Midsouth Gifted Academy

Penny Boat Challenge

  • 1st Place: University Middle (142 pennies)
  • 2nd Place: Collierville High Team 1 (124 pennies)
  • 3rd Place: Collierville High Team 2 (117 pennies)

Robot Maze

1st Place: Craigmont High

Transportation Challenge

  • 1st Place: Granville (1 person)
  • 2nd Place: Granville (4 person team)

The Wall 

  • 1st Place: Memphis Business Academy (Boys)
  • 2nd Place: Craigmont High (Team 1)
  • 3rd Place: Memphis Business Academy (Girls)