Greenfield native participates in engineering competition

TERRE HAUTE — Karen Copass of Greenfield is a member of the 2015-16 Indiana State University Eco-Marathon team. Karen majored in early childhood education at Ivy Tech Community College and graduated in December 2015. 

The Eco-Marathon team challenges students teams around the world to design, build, test and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles. The ISU Eco-Marathon team will compete in the prototype class at Shell Eco-Marathon Americas this month in Detroit. Last year’s winner in the prototype class achieved 3,421 miles per gallon. 

This is ISU’s first year participating in the competition. 

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Rorye Hatcher is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at ​317-477-3211 or rhatcher@greenfieldreporter.com.