DD2 hosts Dorchester Regional First Lego League Competition

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013

 February 2, 2013 was a full day of competition at the Dorchester Regional First Lego League Qualifier at River Oaks Middle School. Twenty-eight teams competed in events that tested science, technology, engineering and math skills.  Each elementary and middle school in Dorchester School District Two fielded teams along with teams from Dorchester District Four, Colleton County, and Charleston County. There were winners in robot performance, core values, project, design, team spirit, perseverance and an overall winner of the tournament. 
The following are the winners in each category:
 
Robot performance:
1st       Williams Memorial Elementary
2nd      Eagle Nest Elementary
 
Core Values:
1st       Summerville Elementary
2nd      Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary
 
Project:
1st       Gregg Middle School
2nd      Zucker Middle School
 
Design:
1st       Oakbrook Elementary
2nd      Eagle Nest Elementary
 
Team Spirit:
Joseph Pye Elementary
 
Perseverance:
North Akin Elementary
 
The following teams won a golden ticket to advance to the state tournament:
 
The overall winner is Williams Memorial Elementary
Eagle Nest Elementary
Oakbrook Elementary
Gregg Middle
River Oaks Middle
Beech Hill Elementary
Dubose Middle
SC First Lego League State Championship will be held at White Knoll High School, 5643 Platt Springs Road, Lexington, S.C. on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.
This event completes the tournament season for First Lego League.  Eighty teams will compete for the title of State Champion.  The public is invited to attend.
Thank you to all the parents, teachers, coaches and outstanding student competitors who contributed to the event on February 2. Special thanks to the organizers of the event Joyce Becwar from River Oaks Middle and Jane Kolb, Dorchester District Two science interventionist.
 

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