A Vienna team of sixth graders captured the 1st Place Grand Champions Trophy for overall excellence and the 1st place Robot Performance Award at the recent First LEGO League Robotics Regional Qualifying Tournament at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO), Alexandria.
Dream Team Vienna members are: Shaurya Saran, Christina Luckett, Max Golub, Christopher Gardner, David Pan and Gwen Setia. They won the 1st-Place Grand Champions Trophy for excelling in all of the judged categories: Robot Design, Robot Game, Research Project and Core Values Teamwork. Also, Dream Team won the 1st-place Robot Performance Award because they were the top-scoring Division 1 team at the PTO Regional Tournament. Dream Team’s score of 225 was the highest Division 1 score at the tournament. Now, Dream Team advances to the FLL VA/DC Championship Tournament to be held at James Madison University in December. Dream Team coaches are Ms. Shalini Saran, Ms. Elena Strukova Golub and Ms. Beverly Jurenko.