New Palestine, IN – June 04, 2021 – Proud moment for New Palestine and Indiana. Local school Montessori Science Academy is pleased to convey the great news of their win at the prestigious Vex IQ World Robotics Championship last month. The world’s largest robotic competition was hosted virtually this year and it was a tough competition with as many as 836 teams participating from the USA as well as 30 countries from all across the world.
The Vex IQ World Robotics Championship 2021 was held remotely from all around the world from May 24-29, 2021. The winning team that participated from Montessori Science Academy has won the Technology A Division in the championship. They call themselves “Short Circuits” (#18799B) and the name of their robot is “Cricket”. The team competed in the championship from May 24th to 26th and won their division on May 26th.
“We are excited to announce that our Elementary team has just won their division at the esteemed Vex IQ World Robotics Championship last month. We are proud of our Short Circuits for powering us with such a grand win at the Technology A Division in the world’s largest robotic competition. We are also glad to note that our school has grabbed the 4th overall position in the world in the elite championship. It’s a special moment for the whole school – we believe in our students and we are looking forward to many more such outstanding wins in the near future”, stated a spokesperson from Montessori Science Academy.
Per the statements of the spokesperson, after their win on May 26, Short Circuits were taken to Sandusky, OH, to compete in the Annual Kalahari Classic Robotics event. It was another proud moment for Montessori Science Academy as their winning team continued with their winning streak and emerged as the Teamwork Champions in the Kalahari championship as well. After the win, the team returned to New Palestine to compete remotely in the championship (May 29, 2021) overall final where they finished in the 4th place.
Added to the Short Circuits, the school had two other teams participating in the competition. One is the Middle School team which ended up in the 4th position in their division. The other one is the team from 2nd grade and that ended up in the 8th position in the participating division.
About Montessori Science Academy
Founded in 2013 by Brian and Almira Wheatley, Montessori Science Academy is a rising private school based in New Palestine, Indiana. The school is founded on the ethos of education as laid down by the legendary Maria Montessori and is aimed to create an individualized, child-direct, engaging and hands-on learning culture for the students. Montessori Science Academy especially emphasizes three core subjects, including Mathematics, Science and Engineering. The school aspires to nurture the intellectual, social and emotional needs of every child in an environment where they can be free to explore, learn and socialize.
For more information, please go to http://montessoriscienceacademy.com