The FORCE, Kingman Academy Middle School’s FIRST Lego League team (No. 3862) entered Saturday’s Northen Arizona Robotics Extravaganza needing to finish in the top nine teams to move on from regional qualifying.
They walked away with the one seed and are headed to Arizona State University mid-January for the state contest.
The team was awarded a trophy for its project and presentation. The team wasn’t the only one honored. Coach Celeste Lucier was named Mentor of the Year.
FIRST Lego League is a STEM program for 4-8 students, which consists of students designing and building an autonomous robot to compete on a playing field, conducting research, identifying a real world problem, and creating an innovative solution for that problem. They must then create a presentation to share what they learn.
Team members also participate in several core value activities and demonstrate them outside of FLL.
If you would like to support team 3862 in their travel to ASU in January or for more information about FIRST Lego League, please contact Lucier at 928-377-8586.