The Lakeview Technology Academy team of LakeView Legends captured first overall place at Gateway Technical College’s annual SumoBot competition held May 2 at the college’s Horizon Center for Transportation Technology in Kenosha.
This is the second straight year a Lakeview Technology Academy team has won the competition.
LakeView Legends team members also took first place in the Documentation and Presentation category and second in the Slalom category
Students and their robots competed in four events: Presentation and Documentation, Timed Task, Speed and Slalom and SumoBot wrestling.
Other results are as follows (school followed by team name):
First: Westosha Central High School, Long Arm Larry
Second: Westosha Central High School, Bomb Squad
Third (tied): Paris School, Trial & Error
Third (tied): Westosha Central High School, Iron Giants
First: Reek Elementary School, Ro Bros
Second: Fort Atkinson Middle School, Dominating Doves
Third: Westosha Central High School, Long Arm Larry
First: Elkhorn Area High School, Malleus
Third: Westosha Central High School, Iron Giants
Presentation and Documentation
Second: Elkhorn Area Middle School, Las Chicas
Third: Fort Atkinson Middle School, Team Overdrive: Reboot
Organizers say the event provides a way for students explore engineering design from start to finish while having fun. For more information, contact Pat Hoppe (262) 886-7518.