Lake Oswego robotics team earns ticket to world championships
Lake Oswego High School's robotics team, ToborTech, will represent Oregon in the world championship in Houston, Texas this April.
On Sunday, March 13, the robotics team competed and dominated at the state championship, taking home first place with a final ranking of 1,241 points. The team's victory secured a spot at the world championships where it will compete against students from across America from April 19-23.
ToborTech also pocketed first place in the Control Award, which ranks a team's innovative thinking to solve game challenges. Additionally, the students took home second place in both the Inspire Award and Promote Award which celebrates a team's ability to be ambassadors for the FIRST robotics program and science and technology.
Other Lake Oswego teams also competed in the state championships. Team Mostly Operational, which is made up of high school students from both Lake Oswego High and Lakeridge High School, won several honors including second place in both Control Award and Connect Award.
In addition to the team victory, several members took home individual awards.
ToborTech members and LOHS students Mark Williams and Sophia Kamsha were both Dean's List semifinalists for their exceptional achievements and contributions to the team. Kamsha will be represent Oregon at the world championship for her exceptional academics.
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