LifestylesGo Wildcats! Robotics team shoots for the top

Robots haven’t quite taken over the world like many people had predicted for the 21st century, but they have captured the minds of a group of Washington County students.

“I figured they would be interested, but they have surprised me,” South Central science teacher Ginger McAmis said. “They are really into it and they stay after school and come on inservice days, just to work on the robots.”

The South Central’s Wildcats Robotics team took second place in robot performance and third place overall out of 15 teams at the First Lego League Johnson City qualifier. Five seventh and eighth graders make up the team that will be traveling to Tennessee Tech on Saturday to compete in the state tournament. More...

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