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Winners selected for annual Lake County Robotics Competition

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Apr 27, 2021

The 2020-21 Lake County Robotics Competition concluded during Maker Faire Lake County on April 17.  This year’s competition was held virtually, with students working individually from home. Fifteen students participated in the competition involving designing and building a robot to perform autonomous and driver-controlled tasks using a Tetrix robotics kit.  Students were mentored by CLC engineering interns and staff.

The winners of the competition were:

Lake County Robotics CompetitionAutonomous Mode:

  1. Anoushka Rai (Twin Groves Middle School)
  2. Trayvonn Foster (Zion Benton High School)
  3. Chris Franz (Home School)

Driver Controlled Mode:

  1. Anoushka Rai (Twin Groves Middle School)
  2. Luke Sikora (Woodlawn Middle School)
  3. Trayvonn Foster (Zion Benton High School)

Overall:

  1. Anoushka Rai (Twin Groves Middle School)
  2. Trayvonn Foster (Zion Benton High School)
  3. Chris Franz (Home School)

Customization Award

  • Trayvonn Foster (Zion Benton High School)

Robotic Heart Award

  • Trayvonn Foster (Zion Benton High School)

Creativity Award

  • Anoushka Rai (Twin Groves Middle School)

The Lake County Robotics Competition is an annual event hosted by the CLC Engineering Transfer Department. Individuals or teams interested in participating next year may contact Department Chair Rob Twardock at rtwardock@clcillinois.edu  or visit www.clcillinois.edu/events/lcrc

About College of Lake County:

The College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in northeastern Illinois. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, college classes are affordable and accessible to help each student achieve academic, career and personal goals. More than 70,000 students graduated with degrees and certificates since the college opened in 1969. The College of Lake County is the only higher-education institution ranked among the top 15 best places to work in Illinois by Forbes and is a national leader in many areas, including sustainability and conservation.