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Methodist Girls SHS Wins 2nd World Robotics Trophy in New York, USA

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Methodist Girls SHS wins World Robotics. MEGHIS retained their unbeaten run in World Robotics when they beat Avenues FLL MG Team from Avenue World School, New York, USA to win and retain the trophy they first annexed in 2019. 

The  (MEGHIS) lads proved their supremacy and stamped their authority in the annual world championship for the second time. 

At the 2020 World Robotics and Coding Competition organized virtually by Intelik/Robogroup from the USA and Israel, the Eastern Region-based school proved difficult to beat. 

Methodist Girls SHS Wins World Robotics Competition: How did they do it?

The Methodist Girls High School was represented by 13 second-year students who were members of the school’s robotic club. The school’s delegation had Headmistress Mrs. Winnifred Seibu Arthur and Mr. Benjamin Amoako and Robotics Patron in their company.

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In the keenly contested rounds, MEGHIS is known as CoderZ Juniors League in the World Robotics and Coding Competition managed to win the initial rounds. They eventually emerged winners after 6 tough rounds of competition and the final round. 

Methodist Girls SHS Wins 2nd World Robotic Trophy in New York, USA

In all, there were countries from 12 regional groups present from  Africa, Europe, Asia, North and South America. A total of 5,000 contestants took part in the 2020 virtual edition.

The competition which was in four different categories were well represented by 4 teams that represented the Methodist Girls SHS.

All four teams annexed the highest scores in their respective context using Method K20 as their coding key.

In the Operational challenge nicknamed BasketBot is a robotics and coding competition, participants are required per the rules of the competition to draw balls from the basket into their zones. Participating schools/teams are given up to one week to code and make available their codes ahead of the final competition. 

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The World Robotics and Coding Competition aims at equipping students with critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities and to aid them to use virtual platforms for learning in the 21st Century.

 

Source: Ghanaeducation.org

 

 

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