Middle School Robotics Team Qualify for State Competition

Congratulations to our Middle School Robotics teams for competing in the regional tournament on Saturday, December 7. We are excited to announce that two teams earned a bid to the state competition in February!
Collegiate had three teams compete in the competition. The sixth-grade team, “Seven G.O.A.T.S.,” finished sixth in the robot game and had a great season. Team members: Cyrus Kolehmainen ’26, Brendan Corbett ’26, Jordan Jones ’26, Khandro Butler ’26, Ryan Kang ’26, Jude Hoskins-Harris ’26, and Jack Blythe ’26.  Special thanks to our parent coaches Juliet Gray and assistant U Tong Kang for their extraordinary leadership as volunteer coaches.
The “Redd Hott Chilli Peppas” won the “Robot Design: Programming Award” and earned a bid to state on the strength of their presentations and innovation project. Team members: Misra Ahmed ’24, Quinn Arradondo ’24, Aida Edwards ’24, Beckett Kim ’24, McKenna Stewart ’25, and Ashlynn Ellis ’25. Coaches: Jen Hoban and Emily Conn.

The “It’s a Tie!” scored the most points and won the “Robot Performance Award.”  They also won the “Third Place Champions Award” (out of 19 teams) and earned a bid to state. Team members: Lawson Cantley ’24, Dixon Jones ’24, Cooper Kolehmainen ’24, Charlie Fitzgerald ’24, Nick Harshaw ’24, James Marshall ’25, and Siggy Gross ’25.  Coaches: Jon Coole and parent coach, James Marshall Sr.

Good luck to our teams who will be competing in the state tournament at Northern Kentucky University in early February.