Trinity Junior Wins Live Programming at RoboRumble


photo by Ms. Laura Bohne'

Trinity junior Egan Bohne’ captured the Live Programming event at the annual RoboRumble.

ECHO Staff

Trinity junior Egan Bohne’ captured first place in the Live Programming event at the  Kentucky Derby Festival RoboRumble, held Mar. 7.  

The RoboRumble featured five different competitive events: RCX, SumoBot, Sphero, Robotics Use, and Live Programming.

Bohne’ entered the Live Programming event, which involves on-the-spot programming. Teams are given several tasks the day of the competition and have two hours to build and program their LEGO EV3 robot to successfully complete one, two,  or all three of the tasks.

Points are earned for completing the tasks in the shortest amount of time and for using sensors, like the color sensor  and the ultrasonic sensor.

According to Mrs. Mary B. Mason, who teaches mobile robotics, this marks the third year in a row that Trinity has won this event.