VEX Robotics Winners

EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College – Southwest hosted its fifth annual VEX Robotics Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 26.  Sixteen Local high school, middle school, and college teams competed in “The Amazing Conundrum” themed robotics event.  There were three categories available for the teams to compete in; middle school, high school, and unlimited.  The middle school teams were placed in the unlimited category, due to their choice of robot parts.

Over-all winner:
“Mountain Dudes”, Unlimited category, total score 181 pts.
Joe Francis, Jake Gray, Aaron Gray, Morgan Hauer
Advisor: Cindy Francis

High School:

1st Place:
“Bosse Robotics”, Bosse High School
Will Trapp, Dylan Mayer, David Greenwood, Jacob Loveridge,
Advisor: Brandon Riecken
Total points: 105

2nd Place:
“Sibotor Erutangis”, Signature School
Ivan Schaffer, Calvin Nguyen, Andy Witten
Advisor: Shane Thread

3rd Place:
“The A-Team”, Reitz High School
Thomson Yeh, Bryan Mitchell, Keith Mitchell, Cody Johns
Advisor: Brian Hartman

 Unlimited:

1st Place:
“Mountain Dudes”, Home School
Joe Francis, Jake Gray, Aaron Gray, Morgan Hauer
Advisor: Cindy Francis

2nd Place:
“VEX-Tech”, Ivy Tech Community College
Matthew Deig, Keith Ours, Logan Seaton, Jeff Brown
Advisor: Donna Zimmerman

 3rd Place:
“Bear Drivers 2”, Central High School
Ben Relleke, Tait Willner, Jessica Kim, Audra Dyer
Advisor: Von Ahlf

The Amazing Conundrum Sponsor:
Ron Barr, Rcb Engineering Service, Inc.

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana.  It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana.  It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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