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December 18, 2012
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Pinon Hills fifth-graders perform in robot challenge

On Dec. 8, half a dozen fifth-graders from Pinon Hills Elementary School competed in the Northern Nevada First Lego League Championship Tournament held at Sparks High School.

Although it was its rookie year, the team - M Cubed - took first place in the robot game portion of the competition, winning the Robot Performance Award.

This award is given to the team with the highest score in completing challenges with its robot during a 2.5-minute round.

In addition, the team won the Programming Award, which is based on the evaluation of judges. This award recognizes the team whose programming demonstrated …

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 18, 2012 04:00PM Published Dec 18, 2012 03:58PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.