Tampa Prep’s Upper & Middle School Robotics Teams competed February 19 & 20 at the VEX States Competition, under the direction of STEM Faculty KK Quah and came away big winners!
The Middle School team (727 Bale) made history for Tampa Prep as the very first Middle School VEX team to not only qualify, but to TRIPLE qualify for VEX Worlds, May 3 – 5 in Dallas, TX, with the following awards!
- Skills States Banner, currently ranked first in Florida
- Tournament Champions Banner with a dominating final score
- Excellence Award Banner, with trophy, as the overall “Best Robot” in North/Central Florida
Tampa Prep also had four Upper School Robotics Teams compete, with one team (727 Gold) moving on to VEX Worlds, May 5 – 7 in Dallas, TX!
Congratulations to all of these hard-working students, who exemplify teamwork, commitment and excellence, as well as their incredible leader, Mr. Quah.
Here is the complete re-cap of the teams and the competition:
Their record was 7-1-0, with a First Place ranking after qualifications matches.