Robotics TeamOCS robotics is having another great season! In the high school division, team 8214C, better known as the “OCS Fire Breathing Marshmallows,” consisting of two 8th graders and one 9th grader, is currently ranked 8th in the state having a tournament win under their belt at the Wildcat Tower Takeover in Camillus, NY, winning the Judges Award at the Lansingburgh Bots Take Burgh in Troy, NY and recently winning the Excellence Award at the Lockport Takeover in Lockport, NY. Also at the Lockport Takeover, team 8214B, OCS’s all girl high school team, consisting of 9th and 10th graders, won the Design Award. Both of these high school teams have qualified to compete in the Tower Takeover New York State Championship on February 29th at the Oncenter in Syracuse, NY. In the middle school division, team 11427C, better known as “Lightning Fast Sloths,” consisting of two 5th graders, has also qualified to compete in the state tournament at the Oncenter. They recently won the Design Award, Teamwork 2nd Place Award and Elementary School Excellence Award at the South Onondaga February Invitational and the Amaze Award at the CNY Regional VEX IQ Robotics Challenge at the MOST.
Three robotics teams have qualified for states - two high school and one middle school.