GBEMS Robotics Team advances to state tournament

GBEMS Radioactive Robotics Team, front row, l to r: Mileya Bircher, Sarah Cole, Kaden Wayne, Max O’Ganian, Mason Solliday, Willie O’Ganian, Jeremy Mick and Destiney Meeks. Back row: Coach Paul Marganian and Coach Karen O’Neil.

The Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Radioactive Robotics team participated in the West Virginia First Lego League Qualifying Tournament November 3 in Lewisburg.

The teams in the tournament competed in four areas to determine which was eligible to advance to the state tournament: Core Values – teamwork, Robot Design – engineering, Project Work – solving problems humans will face on long spaceflights, and Robot Performance – maneu- vering the robot through a series of challenges and obstacles.

Team Radioactive received the Core Values award and came in second overall, qualifying to advance to the state tournament on December 1 in Fairmont.

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