NIXA, MO -- The Nixa JROTC Robotics team competed in a VEX Robotics Tournament on Jan 23 in Troy, MO where one of the teams (65714B) placed 2nd out of 20 teams in the overall Tournament. Another team (65714X) placed 2nd in the Robot SKILLS event. The SKILLS challenge is separate from the tournament and ranks each team's robot performance of both autonomous and driver control. A centralized database ranks each competitive team in the World. Currently, Team 65714X is ranked 3rd in Missouri, 1st out of all JROTC teams, and 212/1158 teams in the World!
- Team 65714A -- Lilly Lliteras, Allen McNeal, Andrew Smith
- Team 65714B -- Micah Cranfield, Hunter Greenwalt
- Team 65714X -- Andrew Clark, Stephen Leat
- SFC (R) Robert Hodapp (AI)/Robotics Coach