published Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Video: Trebuchet Day at Boyd-Buchanan in Chattanooga

Physics class students at Boyd-Buchanan School took part in the annual "Trebuchet Day" tradition Tuesday. The students are required to build either a catapult or trebuchet that is capable of launching a softball. While the previous record of 103 yards still stands, this year's students were able to launch a softball about 70 yards.

about Patrick Smith...

Patrick Smith is the videographer for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University’s photojournalism program. He has split his time between shooting still photos and video for the newspaper’s website since 2007. A native of Bloomington, Ill., Patrick completed internships with the U.S. Army Public Affairs Office and the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Since joining the Times Free Press, Patrick has been honored with several awards, including first place ...

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