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Allsberry wins mechanical design award at state championship

Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 8:36 am

Kent Allsberry, of Troy,  is the captain of the St. Charles Community College Robotronix Team 8090. Robotronix was one of 40 teams who advanced and competed on Dec. 9, 2012 at the F.I.R.S.T. (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League Eastern Missouri State Championship at St. Louis Community College –Florissant Valley.

Allsberry is a Lego Mindstorm programmer and assembler. SCC Robotronix was one of four teams to receive an award. They were awarded the Mechanical Design Award. The Mechanical Design Award recognizes a team that designs and develops a mechanically sound robot that is durable, efficient and highly capable of performing challenging missions.

This year’s challenge, Senior Solutions, was for teams to help improve the quality of life for senior citizens by helping them to be independent, engaged, and connected in their communities. The team was sponsored by the Allsberry Law Firm, Coose Title, LLC, Elliott Flooring and River City Robots.

Kent Allsberry with trophy earned in state competition.