Innovation Pursuit: Autonomous Kayak

Building an autonomous kayak was Leo Megliola's eighth grade Innovation Pursuit. Mentored by Jeff Gunn, Leo utilized Fusion360 and a 3D printer to create a prototype steering system. Earlier this summer, Leo's autonomous kayak successfully traveled six miles offshore to the Isles of Shoals!

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Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.  Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.