All three of Unity Grammar’s Robotics teams have been victorious at the 2018 FIRST® LEGO® League National Championships held at Macquarie University from Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 December 2018.
Senior Girls team STEM Cells X were placed 3rd for Gracious Professionalism, Senior Boys team STEM Cells Y were placed 2nd for Mechanical Design and Junior team, STEM Cells Z, the latest addition to the STEM Cells family, were awarded 1st place for their Project Innovative Solution Award.
Two of the teams, STEM Cells Y and STEM Cells Z, advanced to the International Championships where they will represent Australia at the 2019 World Festival in Houston, Texas.
This is the second year in a row that Unity Grammer Robotics teams have made it to the International Championships representing Australia.
STEM Cells Z were also awarded the Global Innovation Award nomination that will be held in 2019 in Silicon Valley, California being the ninth annual FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award
The eighth annual FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award was held 19-21 June 2018 in San Jose, California at the San Jose State University Student Union.
The FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award is designed to showcase the real-world, innovative solutions that FIRST LEGO League teams create as a result of their Project.
Unity Grammer CEO, Mr Aaron Boyd said that the college was proud of its students competing with graciousness, hard work and sheer determination to excel in multiple areas of the competition.
“We are so proud of our Robotics teams and we congratulate them all on their phenomenal achievements. To have two teams make the International Championship two years in a row is incredible and we look forward to following their success over the coming months,” Mr Boyd said.