Lego Teams from School No. 52 Headed to Championship Tournament

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LEGO TEAMS FROM FRANK FOWLER DOW SCHOOL NO. 52 HEADED TO CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT
Two Teams to Represent the District at Finger Lakes FLL Tournament

WHO:
Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52 students, families, and staff
Guest speaker: Orane Barrett, CEO of Kool Nerd Clothing

WHAT:    
Finger Lakes FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament

WHEN:
Sunday, December 7, 2014 – 12:15 pm Opening Ceremony
Welcome by Emcees, Tournament Director, and Finger Lakes FIRST Regional Directors

WHERE:
University of Rochester
Goergen Athletic Center

DETAILS:
Two FIRST LEGO teams from Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52 are heading to the University of Rochester on Sunday to compete in the Finger Lakes FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament. Both teams – the Neon Cash Dragons and Metallic YOLO Dragons – qualified based on their overall performance at the Finger Lakes Regional Qualifier on November 15.

School No. 52 will join over 30 qualifying teams this Sunday to compete at the annual tournament. The school is also bringing four Junior LEGO teams, who will participate in a Junior LEGO event at the same location.

Teacher Tanya Homer has been the faculty advisor for the school’s LEGO League teams since the program began over five years ago. She recruits, guides, and encourages student team members as well as their adult coaches. Mrs. Homer’s dedication to the program has been integral in driving the school community’s sustained interest and participation in FIRST LEGO League.