Share this article

print logo

Lego League winners announced

The 2015 qualifying tournament for First LEGO League was held Saturday at Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School on Franklin Street.

Nineteen teams of middle-schoolers from Erie, Niagara, Monroe and Orleans counties competed in the three-part challenge to move onto the Finger Lakes regional tournament.

The five winning teams from Saturday’s qualifier event are:

• Mindstorm Maniacs Family Friends of Williamsville who won the First Place Champions Award and tied for first place in the Robot Performance Award;

• TechnoGirls Bloomfield First Robotics from Bloomfield Middle School who received the Core Values Award;

• Quaker Up! Neighborhood Group from Orchard Park who won the Robot Design Award;

• CTK Badgers from Christ the King Elementary School in Snyder who earned the Project Award;

• Robot Rockers from Emmet Belknap Middle School in Lockport who tied for first place in the Robot Performance and won the Judges Award.