Girl Scouts Robotics Team Wins Rookie Award

Date: February 11, 2011
Location: College Park, MD

As a result of their hard work and dedication, seven members of Girl Scout Troop #2701 won the Rookie All Star Award at the First Lego League Qualifier Event on January 29, 2011. The team completed a research project on pre-diabetes and designed a robot that performed four health-related missions.

The scouts are students at Holy Trinity Episcopal Day School and St. Mathias Catholic School and call themselves the “Pre-Teen Dreamers.” Maraya Burks, Camryn Edwards, Taylor Fields, Kailyn Geter, Camryn Honesty, Simone St. Paul and Alexandra Turner made up the only all-girl team among 23 others in the competition.  

Coaches: Leslie Fields, Kelly Burks. Mentor: Brandon Cooper.

The team received facilities, computer and technical support from Optimal Solutions Group, LLC.

“Robotics has been a new adventure for us and we have enjoyed the roller coaster ride.  Dare to Dream!  We are Pre-Teen Dreamers.”