Former Polk graduate competes at Michigan Speedway

Published 9:21 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Perry Ellwood of Saluda, a 2008 graduate of Polk County High School, is a senior at Clemson University studying mechanical engineering.

He is a member of the Clemson Formula SAE team, which is a group of engineering students that raise the money, design, build and drive a formula-type car.

These students competed at the Michigan Speedway May 8 – 11. They finished 14th overall against 120 universities from all over the world. For more information about Clemson Formula SAE, including videos, they can be found on Facebook.

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– article submitted by Peggy Ellwood