St. Philomena School wins teamwork award at First LEGO finals (photos)

36 teams competed at Roger Williams University

Posted 1/12/20

PORTSMOUTH — St. Philomena School’s “Street Lights Done Right” team was among the award-winners at the First LEGO League Rhode Island State Championship on Saturday at …

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St. Philomena School wins teamwork award at First LEGO finals (photos)

36 teams competed at Roger Williams University

Posted

PORTSMOUTH — St. Philomena School’s “Street Lights Done Right” team was among the award-winners at the First LEGO League Rhode Island State Championship on Saturday at Roger Williams University.

Thirty-six teams in all competed, and the judges had a difficult time determining the awards because the teams were so well-prepared and enthusiastic.

The St. Philomena team won the Core Values Teamwork award.

Teams from Aquidneck Island won several awards: second place Champions Award: 11702 AIR Strike Omega, Aquidneck Island Robotics, Newport; Robot Strategy & Innovation: 4361 Circuit Breakers, Aquidneck Island Robotics, Newport; Project Research: 9898 Aquidneck Island Robotics, Newport; and Project Presentation: 26149 Cosmic Strike, Aquidneck Island Robotics, Newport

The first place Champions Award, the first place Robot Performance Award, and FIRST Global Innovation Award went to 37524 Planet Robotics FLL, a community team from North Attleboro.

Here are some other award-winners:

• Robot Mechanical Design: 41510 Elements, Community Team, Barrington

• Core Values Gracious Professionalism: 37160 St. Luke's Catholic School Diocese of Providence, Barrington

• Robot Performance second place: 1305 Magnetech, Riverside Middle School, East Providence

• Core Values Inspiration: 33758 S.M.A.R.T. St. Mary Academy-Bay View, Riverside

• Rising Star: 38122 City Girls, Ella Risk School, Central Falls

• Project Innovative Solution: 11447 Robo Mariners, Rocky Hill Country Day School, East Greenwich

• Robot Programming Award: 19126 Team Green, Lincoln School, Providence

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