Lee's Summit R-7 School District
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Pleasant Lea Middle School FTC Robotics Team headed to state championships

Both Pleasant Lea Middle School’s STEAM_Black and STEAM_Gold competed at the qualifying event for the state FTC Robotics championships next month. And STEAM_Black is one of 48 Missouri teams who will compete at the state event.

Pleasant Lea Middle School students placed in several award categories at the state qualifier, including:

  • Motivate – 3rd Place
  • Connect Award – 2nd Place
  • Think Award (Engineering Notebook)- 2nd Place
  • Winning Alliance for the Qualifier –  5th Place Overall

Tiger STEAM_Gold: Alan Boehm, Michael Bryant, Colin Dugan, Kevin Eason, Jaxson Holman, Andy Kang, Jane Meyer, Anoosha Mubashir, Austin Nichols, Derrick Randall, Maddy Shugart and Riker Wolff.

Tiger STEAM_Black: Izzy Armstrong, Christian Brock, Adam Bruns, George Engle, Sophia Falco, Ixchel Garcia, Tiana Glenn, Jenna Heafner, Justin Heafner, Sam Lintz, Royse Miller, Will Twenter and Max Vides.

Coaches: Christine Lake, Laura Griffin, Wyatt Durgan, Matt Stropes

The team would like to give shout-outs to: LSHS FRC Robotics Team – for sponsoring and helping their students, and Jacen Heafner, a junior at LSHS, as he has been with team every step of the way. Also shout-outs to mentors Crystal Durgan and Linda Lintz, and administrators Brian Linquist & Dr. Sharp.

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