The Eagles — a VEX Robotics crew from North Level Excessive College — was named a match champion on the Jan. 21 VEX Robotics Southern Maryland Showdown competitors. Fortunate Duckies, a group crew made up of Charles County Public Colleges (CCPS) college students in the Southern Maryland Robotics Membership, shares the title of match champions with North Level. Each groups advance to the Maryland State Robotics Competitors March 3 at Dundulk Excessive College.
The North Level Eagles crew is coached by English trainer, Julian Scrivens. Group members embody sophomores Hudson Garrett, Corey Thomas Jr. and Samarjeet Virk, junior Andrew Bell and senior Cohen Porter.
“This team, and really our whole club, is so special because their self-motivation is matched only by their innovation,” Scrivens mentioned. “Everything they have accomplished has been entirely of their own design and volition, including volunteering to help younger students at the elementary and middle levels, of which I am most proud.” The North Level crew — which additionally consists of members of Zip Ties and a Prayer made up of juniors Owen Corridor, Samuel Stine, Nathan Kang, Joshua Grey and Zachary Berke — was awarded the Volunteer of the 12 months Award on the competitors.
The Fortunate Duckies crew is made up of La Plata Excessive College freshmen Michael Metz and Ashlyn Milani; and Maurice J. McDonough Excessive College freshmen Jeremiah Nairn, Mikayla Nairn, Brett Wooden and Madison Scott. The crew is coached by Gina Nairn, Melissa Scott and Laura Metz.
Different groups that competed in the showdown will participate in the state contest together with the Space 53 Alien Raiders of the Greenbelt Robotics Group which received the Excellence Award for highschool, the Design Award and was the Robotic Abilities Champion. The Robohawks of Our Girl Star of the Sea College earned a spot on the state competitors after taking house the Excellence Award for center college.
The VEX problem performs out on the 12-feet-by-12-feet with two alliances — one purple, one blue — composed of two groups every that compete in matches of a 15-second autonomous interval earlier than a 1-minute-45-second interval throughout which the robotic is driver managed.
The competitors on Jan. 21 concluded with an awards ceremony that honored further groups and contributors.
- Match Finalists — Zip Ties and a Prayer, North Level; Disco Geese, Piccowaxen Center College.
- Judges Award — Overflow, Piccowaxen.
- Innovate Award — Fortunate Duckies, Southern Maryland Robotics Membership.
- Assume Award — Autonomous Connection W, Huntingtown Excessive College.
- Construct Award — Et Strigoi, McDonough.
- Create Award — Mr. Clear Preventing Machine, Thomas Stone Excessive College.
- Instructor of the 12 months — Daniel Meltsner, know-how trainer, John Hanson Center College.
- Volunteer of the 12 months — North Level VEX program.
Different groups that competed in the latest showdown are Lackey Chargers, Henry E. Lackey Excessive College; Lackey Prices 2, Lackey; The Spades, Piccowaxen Center College; Angle Warriors, La Plata Excessive College; Iron 6, Common Smallwood Center College; Trebuchets, Smallwood; ALLUMINATORS, North Level; The Phosphorus Vexers, John Hanson Center College; Synflower error, Hanson; MSM, Hanson; St. Charles, St. Charles Excessive College; Fearless Falcons, Theodore G. Davis Center College; Improbable Falcons, Davis; This Group, Milton M. Somers Center College; That Group, Somers; Their Group, Somers; Autonomous Connection Z, Huntingtown; and Panthers, Patuxent Excessive College.
Further groups from CCPS might qualify for the state competitors because the season continues. Groups of elementary college college students are set to compete Saturday, Feb. 4, at Nice Mills Excessive College.
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