UHA’s robotics team, the BlazerBots, were named Grand Champion at the Kentucky state FLL championship at Northern Kentucky University on Saturday, February 3. They competed against 48 schools across the state and will be one of two teams representing Kentucky at the 2018 World Festival in Detroit the week of April 25th. The World Festival features top teams from the United States and 44 other countries around the world. The BlazerBot team demonstrated outstanding problem solving skills to overcome challenges at the robot games, worked as a cohesive team to astound the judges in the core values competition, and presented their research regarding the cleaning of polluted water.
Standing, left to right: Ty Hunt, Tommy Graham, Sophia Maddux, Skylar
Newton, Coach Tracie Atwood; Kneeling: Coach Barbara Kissner