Robotics Team Heads to State
December 13, 2018
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Robotics Team Heads to State

By Staff Reports

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Middle School Robotics teams pass on to the FIRST Lego League State Championship on March 2, 2019. 

The 5th grade team, High Voltage, won the Core Values award at their Qualifier this past weekend. This was their first time competing. The members are: Merritt Chapman, Jamie Helms, Joseph Hernandez, Alejandro Bautista, Nikolai Fowler, Drew Ashley, Yvette Tambunan, Trent Guice, and Isaiah Morgan. 

The Short Circuits took home the highest award by winning the overall Qualifier championship and will pass on to state as well.  The members are: Lane Whited, Chloe Goggans, Rowan Shugart, Brycen Buffington, Adriano Jimenez, Lillie Moses, Anita Jose-Sebastian, and Wesley Edwards. 

In a previous Qualifier, the Gigawatts won the Project award and passed to state as well. Their members are: Caitlyn O’Shields, Omar Figueroa, Maryana Figueroa, Kendall Binkley, Ruthie Jones, Nathan Simpson, Logan Hairell, Barrett Bible, Sophie Hood, and Aubrey Evans.  

For the fourth year in a row Fort Payne will have multiple teams representing at the FIRST Lego State Championship.

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