Students at Gulliver Preparatory School have created the Nutra-Tree mechanical system, which takes dry moringa leaves and turns them into a fine grain powder that can be added to drinks or food for nutrients. The team hopes the project will alleviate malnutrition around the world and recently they have won the Best Presentation Award at the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge at Kennedy Space Center two weeks ago. From left to right: Jared Kaplan, 16, Jeronimo Guijarro, 18, Daniella Valls, 18, Dr. Franco Jean-Louis, Edward Berrouet, Olivia Hassan, 16, Schuyler Reinken, 18, Louis Hamilton, 16, Claude Charron.
Students at Gulliver Preparatory School have created the Nutra-Tree mechanical system, which takes dry moringa leaves and turns them into a fine grain powder that can be added to drinks or food for nutrients. The team hopes the project will alleviate malnutrition around the world and recently they have won the Best Presentation Award at the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge at Kennedy Space Center two weeks ago. From left to right: Jared Kaplan, 16, Jeronimo Guijarro, 18, Daniella Valls, 18, Dr. Franco Jean-Louis, Edward Berrouet, Olivia Hassan, 16, Schuyler Reinken, 18, Louis Hamilton, 16, Claude Charron. Matias J. Ocner Miami Herald Staff
Students at Gulliver Preparatory School have created the Nutra-Tree mechanical system, which takes dry moringa leaves and turns them into a fine grain powder that can be added to drinks or food for nutrients. The team hopes the project will alleviate malnutrition around the world and recently they have won the Best Presentation Award at the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge at Kennedy Space Center two weeks ago. From left to right: Jared Kaplan, 16, Jeronimo Guijarro, 18, Daniella Valls, 18, Dr. Franco Jean-Louis, Edward Berrouet, Olivia Hassan, 16, Schuyler Reinken, 18, Louis Hamilton, 16, Claude Charron. Matias J. Ocner Miami Herald Staff

Gulliver Prep engineering students create system to fight malnutrition

April 21, 2015 6:35 PM