Prairie Point FIRST LEGO League Team Earns 1st Place and a Trip to State Championships

Congratulations to our Prairie Point FIRST LEGO League team the GreenSpace Invaders. The GreenSpace Invaders had a great day at the regional qualifier tournament which was held on Saturday, November 23 at Prairie Point Middle School.

The team earned a trip to the state championships at Iowa State University with a first place award for their engineering project and received the Global Innovation Nomination designed to showcase a real-world innovative solution!

Congratulations to the following students and mentors:

Joseph Endicott
Madeleine Esno
Lily Gearheart
Kate Hoefer
Jonathan Reu
Adam Schwertfeger
Rithvika Sivaprakash
Katie Sterling
Roby Swartzendruber
Parker Wheeler

Mentors:
Jesse Gearheart
Ashley Siech
Noah Reu
Alex McBurney

The FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award is designed to showcase the real-world, innovative solutions that FIRST LEGO League teams create as a result of their Innovation Project.

FIRST LEGO League trains kids to think like innovators. The award encourages and assists teams to further develop solutions to real-world problems that demonstrate originality and have the potential to add significant value to the world.

For many teams, the innovative solutions created through their FIRST LEGO League Project have led to some amazing opportunities, like receiving local and national media attention, meeting government leaders, and seeing their invention be brought to market.