A number of teams with ISW members participated in the First Lego League Robotics regional tournaments across MA this weekend.
Shrewsbury Regional Tournament
Team Shooting stars won the Innovation Project award at the Shrewsbury Regional Tournament. They built a neighborhood community shopping solution that saved time for neighbors, helps reduce the number of driving trips and also helps local businesses. Team shooting stars is based in Shrewsbury and comprised of Pradnya Cowlagi, Diya Shenoy, Nichelle Thinagar, Ravena Arun and Rhea Seth ( grades 6 -8) This team also hosted the ISW LEGO programming summer camp earlier this year and is currently planning remote LEGO camp for kids in India.
Shrewsbury based Team Robo Runners won the first place Core values award for gracious professionalism and Team Resolvers won the second place core values award in the Shrewsbury regional tournament. All three teams also won a golden ticket to qualify for the Massachusetts State Tournament later this year.
Team Robonauts also won an award for their Robot design at the tournament
Worcester Regional Tournament
Team Trailblazers won the Best Innovation Award in Worcester. The team consisted of Tanvi Badenehal, Abrar Haq, Atharv Mishra, Ari Padovano, Sonakshi Pillai, Ronav Sukhija, and Viraaj Vaddi. Coaches and mentors included Madhavi Vaddi and Ramesh Vaddi as Lead Coach/Mentors, Divya Manchala and Deepa Padmakurup as Mentors and Omkar Vaddi as Youth Mentor.
Robotics at ISW University PS - Did you know that ISW has started LEGO programming classes? Keep eye open for the next session on the ISW Website or eSandesh.