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Congratulations to The Island Academy’s Island Innovators from the Robotic’s Class on placing 1st at the first ever LEGO competition in Belize City! Best of luck in Houston, USA for the World Championship!

"We are beyond excited to present to you the champions of Belize's First Lego League tournament: THE ISLAND ACADEMY'S ISLAND INNOVATORS! Congratulations to all of the students in Robotics Club, your dedication and hard work has paid off! And a special thank you to Teacher Scott, Mr. Luis, and Mr. Mike, they couldn't have done it without you! Next Stop: Houston for the World Championship!!!"

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The Island Academy Wins Belize’s FIRST Lego League Competition

San Pedro had representation in this first ever robotics competition where The Island Academy had their team – Team Island Innovators. The 2020 Challenge included three parts: the Robot Game, the Innovation Project, and the Core Values. Island academy took first place in first LEGO league competition and they will now represent the country in Houston, Texas in April.

Winners for the FIRST LEGO League Competition were:
1st Team Island Innovators
2nd Team Tech Knights
3rd Team Aqua

Click here to read the rest of the article in the Ambergris Today

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The Island Academy’s Robotic Team heading to the USA after winning first ever LEGO National Competition

The first-ever LEGO robotics competition took place on Saturday, January 25th in Belize City and saw ten teams comprising of participants ages 9-16 from across the country. Ambergris Caye was represented by The Island’s Academy (TIA) team- Island Innovators and placed first. Island Innovators are now preparing to compete and represent Belize in Houston, Texas USA in the world championship to held in April of this year.

The competition was held at the Belize High School (BHS) and challenges comprised of the Robot Game, the Innovation Project, and the Core Values. TIA’s Robotics class mastered the competition, claiming the top prize of the first LEGO tournament and the overall Robot Game award. TIA’s management congratulated their students on such a monumental win stating, “Congratulations to all of the students in Robotics Club, your dedication and hard work has paid off!” Coaches Teacher Scott Hilliard, Luis Galeano, and Mike Brown were recognized for guiding the team to the grand victory.

Click here to read the rest of the article in the San Pedro Sun