Area schools participate in BEST Robotics competition

October 31, 2013

Sweetwater High School attaches a hangar, earning points during one of the head-to-head battles during the BEST Robotics competition on Saturday at TSTC Sweetwater.

The Big Country BEST Robotics competition took place Saturday Texas State Technical College West Texas in Sweetwater. This year’s theme was "Gatekeeper" and 13 area teams participated including included ATEMS, Ballinger ISD, Colorado Middle School, Comanche High School, Gustine High School, Highland High School, Jim Ned High School, Potter's Hand Christian School, Rising Star High School, Robert Lee High School, Roscoe Collegiate High School, Sweetwater High School and Sweetwater Middle School.
The winners are:
BEST award:
1st-Roscoe Collegiate
2nd-Sweetwater High School
3rd-ATEMS
Robotics competition:
1st-Sweetwater High School
2nd-Highland High School
3rd-Roscoe Collegiate
4th-Potter’s Hand
Best T-shirt design:
1st-Robert Lee
2nd-Rising Star High School
3rd-ATEMS
Web design winners:
1st-Roscoe Collegiate
2nd-Colorado City Middle School
3rd-Sweetwater High School
Engineering notebook:
1st-Roscoe Collegiate
2nd-ATEMS
3rd-Sweetwater High School
4th-Colorado City Middle School
Marketing presentation winners:
1st-ATEMS
2nd-Sweetwater High School
3rd-Roscoe Collegiate
Team exhibit and interview winner:
1st-Colorado City Middle School
2nd-Robert Lee High School
3rd-Roscoe Collegiate
Spirit and sportsmanship:
1st-Sweetwater Middle School
2nd-Roscoe Collegiate
3rd-ATEMS
Top gun award winner:
Potter’s Hand Christian School
Most Creative (Founder’s Award):
Roscoe Collegiate
Most Robust Robot:
Roscoe Collegiate
Coach of the year:
Beverly Adams, Colorado City Middle School
Comanche High School and Robert Lee High School both received Honorable Mention
Highest scoring new team:
Potter’s Hand Christian School
MVP Designations:
ATEMS - Daniel Simmons
Ballenger - Serena Burns
Colorado MS - Robert Qunioz
Comanche - Chloe Cole
Gustine - Donavon Moor
Highland - Michael Hyde
Jim Ned - Sebastian Snyder
PHCS - Joshua Brumley
Rising Star - Lyaneese Brubaker
Robert Lee - Donavan Thomas
Roscoe Collegiate - Austin Willman
Sweetwater HS - Alex Vanderpool
Sweetwater MS - Santana Zapata

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