The Calvert Middle School LEGO Robotics team captured the Champions Award at the College of Southern Maryland 2018 LEGO Robotics Championship, Junior Division. In addition, “Robotics of Calvert Middle School” won1st Place in Robot Performance and the Presentation Award.
Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent, said, “Thanks to the coaches and sponsors who help our students perform at such a high level.”
The competition consisted of 39 elementary schools and 25 middle schools from the Southern Maryland Tri-County area.
This year’s challenge theme was “Animal Allies.” Teams were asked to use LEGO Mindstorm/EV3 robotics systems to build robots that could complete animal related tasks, such as delivering a shark in its tank to a safe zone. The teams earned points for each task successfully completed by their robot.
The winners from Calvert County Public Schools are:
2018 Elementary School LEGO Winners
|School Name||Team Name||Award|
|Beach Elementary||Lego Llamas||1st Place Robot Performance|
|Beach Elementary||Perfect Penguins||3rd Place Robot Performance
|Beach Elementary||Robotic Ravens||4th Place Robot Performance
|Calvert Elementary||Inferno Bots||6th Place Robot Performance
|Sunderland Elementary||Robo Rockers||7th Place Robot Performance
2018 Middle School LEGO Winners
|Calvert Middle School||Robotics of Calvert Middle School||Champions Award
1st Place Robot Performance
|Plum Point Middle||Trial and Error||2nd Place Robot Performance
|Plum Point Middle||Leggo My Eggo||3rd Place Robot Performance|
|Plum Point Middle School||Iron Gators||Core Values Award for Team Work
|Mill Creek Middle||Invisible Space Cows||Rising Star|
|Windy Hill Middle||Knights||Inspiration Award|