The Omeo, a team of five, Year 10 Marine Science students from Fremantle College took away third place at the SUBS in Schools National Finals, Adelaide in early December. Fremantle College students, Alexandra Law, Heather Piper, Cordelia Williams, Jamie Evans-Powell and Reuben Cope are part of the school’s specialist marine science program and are extremely proud of their efforts in being a competitive team at one of the country’s most competitive STEM competition. As well as taking away third place, the team also took home two coveted awards; (1) the innovation award, and (2) best sea trial. The Year 10 students said they were inspired to join the competition to see what they were capable of. The competition involved students building a large scale ROV to perform specific tasks such as taking underwater video and navigating obstacles. Teams were judged on their engineering skills, ability to create innovative ideas, branding and marketing of their products, presentation skills and operation of the ROV in sea trials. Subs in Schools is a Re-Engineering Australia initiative supported by the School Pathways Program, a partnership between the WA Department of Education and Australian Department of Defence.