By Amy Maginnis-Honey
Several fourth-graders at Dan O. Root Health & Wellness Academy took the expression “necessity is the mother of invention” to heart April 14 as they came up with ideas to compete at their school and the state’s invention convention.
Two of the students are heading off to the National Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo, May 31 through June 2 at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.
Aiden Buffa created the Curb Hopper after watching an adult try to maneuver a wheelchair up a curb with a passenger in the seat. He saw it a second time and the fourth-grader wanted to do something about it.