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The JP2 Rockslides from Zimmerman MN won first in their division and third overall in the MN 2017 State Robotics Tournament.  Their research project included providing light traps to beekeepers to test for zombie fly infections.  Now they are off to the World Competition which is in St Louis.  They’ve are raising money for their trip on a  https://www.gofun... ">gofundme page.

In a second robotics competition at Georgia Tech,  a team of elementary school students  from Chattanooga TN, the Lookout Valley Robojackets, won second place in their division with their project that included an automated light trap for sampling zombie honey bees at different times of the night. They also are moving on to competition at the international level. You can learn more about them at the Hamilton County TN Department of Education website.

Congratulations JP2 Rockslides and Lookout Valley Robojackets.  Best of luck at your next competitions.