Team from BIE school in Mississippi takes first in solar car contest
Students from a Bureau of Indian Education high school in Mississippi took home top honors in the Hunt-Winston School Solar Car Challenge.

The team from Choctaw Central High School won first place in the advanced division. According to the race results, Tushka Hashi III drove the most miles and obtained the highest speed of all the competitors.

This was the first time the school entered the contest. According to people from the reservation, the students were the first Native American team to win.

Tushka Hashi means "Sun Warrior" in the Choctaw language.

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