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Bayview Glen's robotics teams win big at Provincials

Monday, January 16, 2017

Two of Bayview Glen's robotics teams had outstanding results at the FIRST LEGO League (FLL)  East Provincial Championships this past weekend at UOIT/Durham College campus in Oshawa. Ctrl Z won top prize winning the Champions Award first place and will now move on to the FIRST Championships in St. Louis. Team RED won the core value award for inspiration for their performance.  Both teams were two of seven to be invited to the prestigious Ontario Global Innovation Celebration to be held next month in Markham. There is a research component to the robotics programme. Along with building and operating robots, students are challenged to create an innovative solution to a problem.  This year's theme is Animal Allies - making our interactions with animals better.  Ctrl-Z created Pinder Pet Finder while Team RED focussed on technology that would help save animals from barn fires. Read more about the tournament in the Durham College news.



Ctrl -Z Team: Alex Alexiev, Harrison Cazzin, Brianna Gonzalez, Mackenzie Clark, Daniel Gonzalez, Trent Rossos, Matthew Wong

  Team RED: Zac Velshi, Philip Miret, Jacqueline Fung, Justin Fung, Arman Momeni, Evelyn Tom, Aliya Hirji, Yorsa Hashim   
Coaches: Jason Meingarten, Eric Borromeo   Coaches: Megan Lai, Imaan Hirji, Kody Maclean,Jahan Momeni  
Mentors: Chris Alexiev, Alex Mark