District One students heading to National Competitions

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School Board Recognizes

By David Meade

Several teams comprised of students in Anderson School District One will be competiting in national competitions in April. The Anderson School District One Board of Trustees recently recognized them for their state competition finishes.

Students at the Anderson School District 1 & 2 Career and Technology Center were recognized for their State competition finishes in Robotics and Culinary Arts. Vex Robotics Team 415B-ARES and Team 415C-Black Widows, were State Champion tournament winners and will compete in the World Championships in Kentucky in April. Team 415A-Helios was the state tournament runner up and Team 415D-Techtronics was the Robot Skills Champion.

State Champion CTC Culinary Arts competition team members will be going to the national competition in Anaheim California April 17-21.

Team members are made up of students at Powdersville, Wren, Palmetto and Belton-Honea Path.

Codie Sloan, (Wren High School) was also recongized by the Board for being winning best Public Service Announcement and best newscast at the national High School Radio Conference held recently in New York City.

The programs are under the direction of CTC Director Hollie Harrell.

The Cedar Grove Elementary Razor Rockets Jet Toy Challenge team recently placed second in the state and will compete in Detroit at the international competition in April 22.

The Jet Toy Challenge for Anderson/Oconee/Pickens schools is a STEM project “A World In Motion” sponsored by Bosch.