Marion County students sweep robot competition

Students from Marion, Goessel, and Peabody-Burns who are in the Marion County Special Education Extended Learning Program attended the University of Kansas Engineering Expo in Lawrence on Thursday and Friday.

A Marion Middle School team of Colin Williams, Christian Becker, and Kylie Dixon competed Thursday in the Mindstorms Robot Challenge, and elementary and high school students competed Friday.

Goessel students competed in the Mindstorms Robot challenge, as well. The team of Logan Sterk, Logan Webster, and Caiden Duerksen placed first, and the team of Alyssa Boden and Annalise Miller placed third.

Also competing in the Mindstorms Challenge was Macy Sigel of Marion, who placed second.

Laura Savage of Marion Elementary won an egg drop competition. Alex Caldwell and Jefferson Glover of Peabody-Burns also competed.

Sarah Spencer of Peabody-Burns and Kennedy Fahey of Marion competed in a worker rocket competiton.

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