Four Manatee County students from three schools teamed to win a national championship in F1 racing Sunday.

May 13, 2013 

Phoenix Racing Team members at a glance

Team Manager: Aly Cote, Lakewood Ranch High School freshman

Graphic Designer: Joseph Komor, Southeast High School sophomore

Design Engineer: Sheel Patel, Southeast High School freshman

Design and Manufacturing Engineer: Merritt Kendzior, Johnson Middle School eighth-grader

Adviser: Margi Nanney

Co-advisers: Jean Cote and Brian Kendzior

For more information or to help sponsor Phoenix Racing and F1 In Schools, go to or

Bradenton Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service