Orange, CA – May 10, 2018 - Orange Unified is proud to announce that Anaheim Hills Elementary robotics team, 10746B, excelled at the VEX Robotics World Championships in Kentucky last week. Competing in the Elementary School Competition against almost 400 teams representing countries around the globe, The Gummy Bears ranked 24th out of 80 teams in their division.
The Gummy Bears members include Avery Archung, Maylene Hall, Alina Pajo, Mairead Schoch and Chloe Schurter.
“Congratulations to our all-girl team, Coach Raquel Archung, Teacher Advisor Christine Rotsios and the amazing parent volunteers!” exclaimed Principal Fayroze Mostafa. “We are so proud of what our team has accomplished.”
Anaheim Hills Elementary’s robotics program is open to all students in grades four through six and eligibility to compete is based on an application process and a commitment to work and practice with the teams after school and on weekends. The student teams work collaboratively in problem solving, critical thinking, designing the STEM project and the building of robots in order to compete. Sponsored by the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation, these VEX IQ competitions utilize Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education as well as social skills to increase and enrich learning.