Gaier wins Engineering Challenge

PIQUA — Derek Gaier, of Piqua, recently won the Bicycle event in the 66th annual National Youth Engineering Challenge at Purdue University.

The Lehman Catholic High School graduate, son of Deb and Dan Gaier, of Piqua, is a sophomore at Bowling Green State University.

He participated in the engineering challenge following his presentation of winning 4-H STEM projects in county and state competition. He also was on the first-place team in the Engineering Bowl at the Purdue event.