Orange, CA – January 16, 2018 - Orange Unified is proud to announce that Crescent Elementary Robotics Team 15A, Crescent Scoring Machines, has advanced to the State level VEX IQ competition this spring. The Scoring Machines competed in Tarzana this past weekend, winning the Alliance and Excellence Awards for the elementary school division. Team 15A will now join Crescent’s team 15B who has also qualified for State.
Coached by Crescent teacher Jennie Bond, Team 15A Crescent Scoring Machinesincludes students: Aston Wright, Colette Tran, Devin Williams, Keira Low, Rishi Patel, Joshua Vu, Sasha Kim, Sree Vadlamudi, Vihaan Parekh, Wesley Eltiti.
"We appreciate the hard work and dedication of our Teacher Advisor Mrs. Bond as well as the time contributed by our parent volunteers to support our students so they can do their best," stated Principal Shelé Tamaki. "Our strong Robotics program demonstrates 21st Century learning to increase and strengthen student interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education while preparing our students to be college and career ready.”