Two robotic teams representing Gainesville Exploration Academy and Enota MI Academy participated in the Regional FIRST® LEGO League Robotics Competition in Winder, Georgia on December 14th. Both teams won the Core Values Award in their tournament categories.
The FIRST® LEGO League is a global robotics competition that challenges students in grades 4 through 8 to solve real-world problems through robotics. Teams are given theme-based challenges to engage in research, problem solving, coding, and engineering utilizing the FIRST® Core Values, which emphasize teamwork, discovery, and innovation.
Teams must create robots that successfully solve the given challenge while incorporating the core values within their projects’ design and execution.
Gainesville Exploration’s team included Eduardo Trejo, Abigail Mccall, Emmanuel Isidro, Ricky Rivera, Nathan Le, Carmen Garcia, Ryan Le, Yaliet Reyes, Riley Lathem and team coaches Annie Viviant and Rebekah Bowen. Enota’s team included Chloe Scarlett, Haily Eshete, Myles Stephenson, Harper Everett, Scarlett Early, Maddux Rifenburg, Samuel Quevedo, Elizabeth Reed, Caleb Richey and team coaches Meredith Braham and Tatiana Santana.