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December 17, 2014

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas Middle School Robotics Team Qualifies for State Competition

Texarkana, TX – Texas Middle School robotics teams had one team qualify for state competition during the recent Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Area 8 Competition held on Saturday, December 13 in Pittsburg, TX.

Each year, TCEA offer students the opportunity to compete in a prescribed problem contest as well as an open-ended invention contest. Students use marketing, programming, writing, constructing and presentation skills to find a solution for a problem of their choice.

Thirty-three teams competed in the event as either an invention team or an arena team.

Earning Second Place in Inventions and moving on to the state competition is the TMS Inventors team of Craig Crawford, Kenichi Pass & Davis Sutton.

Additionally, the TMS RoboCops team of Dewoine Leeks, Ian Sulzer & Abraham Vasquez tied for Fifth Place in Arena.

TMS Inventors

RoboCops

PICTURE IDENTIFICATION
Inventors: Kenichi Pass, Davis Sutton, Craig Crawford
RoboCops: Ian Sulzer, Abraham Vasquez, Dewoine Leeks

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