St. Peter's teams among top finishers at state robotics championship
Monday, June 24, 2019
St. Peter Catholic School teams recently finished among the top schools at the NC FIRST Lego League State Championships in Greensboro
Wiredcats Green team finished fifth out of 60 teams in the robot game, and the Wiredcats Blue team finished 14th. Wiredcats Green's score of 171 was the seventh highest robot game score of the 120 teams that qualified. The Wiredcats Green team also got a judging callback because of its engineering project which included a working model of robotically adjustable liquid lens glasses.
Both Wiredcats teams qualified for the state championships because of their performances at the Winterville regional NCFLL qualifier tournament, where Wiredcats Green won the champions award for best overall team and Wiredcats Blue won the first place innovative solution award for its research project.
Wiredcats Green members are Alex Cooper, Jamie Galinis, Jeremiah Reid, Gerald Reiling, Jake van Reed, Michelle Saucedo-Trinidad, Jackson Schreiber, Will Wright and Sunook Yoon.
Wiredcats Blue members are Brayden Boykin, Wright Collins, Carson Koesters, Tiago Marlow, Jasmine Pandya, Ryan Scargle, Rylan Tuten and Mark Warren.
Faculty member John Bell is head coach, assisted by Katie Howard and Chelsea Haigwood, as well as parent volunteers Kevin Pandya and Bernardo Saucedo.