Release Date: 2/26/2013
Contact: Diana L. Spencer, 410-887-4243

Results announced from BCPS VEX Robotics Competition

Event was part of Saturday’s BCPS Secondary STEM Fair

TOWSON, MD. – Seventeen middle and high schools participated in a VEX Robotics competition, held on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Perry Hall High School, as part of the annual Baltimore County Public Schools’ Secondary STEM Fair. Teams from eight schools were honored with awards.

The award-winning teams and their awards are listed below

Award

  • Excellence
    • 929C Hereford Middle
  • Champions
    • 929V Hereford Middle
    • 929V Hereford Middle
    • 5839A Eastern Technical High
  • Finalist
    • 952C Ridgely Middle
    • 1727D Dulaney High
    • 1727E Dulaney High
  • Robot Skills
    • 929C Hereford Middle
  • Programming Skills
    • 944C Chesapeake High
  • All-Star
    • 3856A Sparrows Point Middle
  • Amaze
    • 2866A Owings Mills High
  • Build
    • 1727D Dulaney High
  • Design
    • 1727D Dulaney High
  • Innovate
    • 1727A Dulaney High
  • Judges'
    • 929 Hereford High
    • 5365A Loch Raven High
  • Sportsmanship
    • 952C Ridgely Middle
  • Support
    • 952C Ridgely Middle
VEX Robotics offers middle school, high school, and university students a way to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math while practicing teamwork, leadership, and problem solving.

The 10 judges for the event represented Lockheed Martin Corporation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Baltimore Section, National Society of Black Engineers – Baltimore Metropolitan Alumni Chapter, and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

In total 46 teams from the following 17 schools participated:

  1. Chesapeake High
  2. Dulaney High
  3. Eastern Technical High
  4. Hereford High
  5. Hereford Middle
  6. Lansdowne High
  7. Loch Raven High
  8. Old Court Middle
  9. Owings Mills High
  10. Perry Hall High
  11. Pikesville High
  12. Ridgely Middle
  13. Sollers Point Technical High
  14. Sparrows Point High
  15. Sparrows Point Middle
  16. Towson High
  17. Western School of Technology
In addition to the event on Saturday, the inaugural BCPS VEX Robotics league concluded on February 22 at Perry Hall High School. The league’s championship alliance was comprised of two teams from Hereford High School: 929W and 929V. The league’s Excellence Award winner was 1727E from Dulaney High School. As a result of their accomplishments in league play, the Hereford High teams 929W and 929V and Dulaney High School team 1727E have qualified for the VEX World Championship, which will be held in Anaheim, California from April 17 to 20, 2013.

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