Mike Thomas, a design and technology instructor in the Williston School District, watches as Eric Shepard (center) and Justin Olson set up their vehicles to race in the Solar Car Competition held at Williston Central School on May 30. Shepard, a fourth grader, won the speed competition. Along with second place finishers Greg Goldman and Sean Yarolin and third place finisher Drew Fisher, he has the opportunity to compete in the Northeast Regional competition in Springfield, Mass. on Sunday. Team members Tyler Poulin and Henri Provost won awards for the best Craftsmanship and Technical Design, and can also compete Sunday.