Celebrating a Great Season
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#Repost @wilde_science (@get_repost) ・・・ A heartfelt congratulations to the Lucky Charms and Wilde Kratts for an amazingly successful robotics season! Your gracious professionalism, innovative solutions, mechanical design, and programming logic were truly out of this world! I am beyond proud to have coached these teams! 🤖☘️ #ilovecatholicschools #catholiceducation #saintpatstacoma #legorobotics
Headed to the Semi Finals
The Saint Patrick Catholic School FIRST LEGO League Wilde-Kratts and the Lucky Charms teams are headed to the Washington state semi-finals in January 2019 after winning the South Sound Regional Robotics Qualifier held at Salish Middle School in Lacey, Washington this month.
Both teams wowed their judges with their gracious professionalism, programming, mechanical design, research, innovation, and robotics competition scores, earning 2nd and 3rd place in the robot game, respectively.
The Astrobots had a solid performance and the Androids earned the Gracious Professionalism award. Gracious Professionalism is part of the ethos of FIRST. It’s a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community.
With Gracious Professionalism, fierce competition and mutual gain are not separate notions. Gracious professionals learn and compete like crazy, but treat one another with respect and kindness in the process. They avoid treating anyone like losers. No chest thumping tough talk, but no sticky-sweet platitudes either. Knowledge, competition, and empathy are comfortably blended.
In the long run, Gracious Professionalism is part of pursuing a meaningful life. One can add to society and enjoy the satisfaction of knowing one has acted with integrity and sensitivity.
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#Repost @wilde_science (@get_repost) ・・・ Congratulations to the Champions of the South Sound Regional FLL Robotics Qualifier 🤖 the Saint Pats Wilde-Kratts. They will join the Saint Pats Lucky Charms who also qualified last weekend for state semi-finals in January! Both teams wowed their judges with their gracious professionalism, programming, mechanical design, research, innovation, and robotics competition scores which earned them 2nd and 3rd place in the robot game, respectively. We could not be more proud! ☘️ @first_wa @saintpatstacoma #ilovecatholicschools #catholiceducation #legorobotics
About First LEGO League Robotics
FIRST LEGO League introduces students grades 4-8 and ages 9-14 years old to real world engineering challenges by building LEGO based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. FIRST LEGO League teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and through the process learn to make positive contributions to society.
For the third year, Saint Patrick Catholic School offers students in 5th – 8th grade the opportunity to be part of this enriching program.