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LEGO Team Takes Fourth at Competition

A team from Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School competed in a Virginia/DC FIRST LEGO League tournament in Stafford.

 

2010-photos-033A team from Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School competed in a Virginia/DC FIRST LEGO League tournament in Stafford.

The middle schoolers spent the fall building a LEGO robot and programmed it to achieve a certain number of missions.

With the help of Pam Wilkie, Eileen Zaenger and Charles Morrill, the team, called The Atomic Monkeys, came in fourth overall. They received a trophy for being first in the Research Project category and placed second in the Robot Performance category. They were chosen as alternates for the state competition.