Teams from three Bossier and Caddo schools went home with first-place trophies after a regional robotics contest.
The competition was held Saturday at the Bossier Civic Center in Bossier City.
The “Powering the Future” challenge required teams to use their robots to explore an uncharted island and learn about energy resources.
The Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit is a series of three cyber and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competitions for students in grades 3-12.
Saturday's contest drew more than 200 teams from public and private schools and home-school and after-school programs in Bossier, Caddo, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Sabine and Webster parishes.
The goal of the hands-on challenges is to introduce STEM concepts and their applications and reinforce STEM fundamentals learned in the classroom, according to a post on the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center's Facebook page.
Elementary divisionFirst: W.T. Lewis Team 2Second: Central Park Team 2Third: Plantation Park Team 2
Middle school divisionFirst: Elm Grove Team 1 Second: Cope Middle Team 9Third: Haughton Middle Team 6
High school divisionFirst: Donnie Bickham Team 1 Second: Southwood Team 1Third: Donnie Bickham Team 5
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