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Baylis Elementary Lego League Jr. Team wins Model Design Award at the Regional Expo and Creative Model Award at the FIRST LEGO World Festival Expo in Detroit.

Baylis Elementary Lego League Jr. Team wins Model Design Award at the Regional Expo and Creative Model Award at the FIRST LEGO World Festival Expo in Detroit.

 

"Team Deluxe" a group of aspiring LEGO Robotic 4th Graders from Baylis Elementary School were selected to represent Long Island for the Lego League Jr. Championship at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO WORLD FESTIVAL EXPO in Detroit this April.

 

As winners of the Model Design Award in the Regional Expo held in March, the team went on to compete at the World Championship in Detroit along with 59 other teams from all around the world and secured winning the Creative Model Award.

 

The 4th Grade team of students included Ari Zatcoff, Ashvik Varma, Evan Mergentime, Ikshan Rao, Jack Ruppel and Rishi Ghosh under guidance of parent Coach Vikas Rao. The challenge presented this year was “Mission Moon” and the students explored space travel, studied rocket ships, and life in space, to build LEGO models to represent their solutions.