Hemlock Public School’s Gray Matter has emerged victorious once again, claiming the crown at the highly anticipated Great Lakes Bay Bot Bash. This marks the team’s second consecutive triumph in the event. The bot battle took place over the course of two action-packed days at Midland’s H.H. Dow High School and saw an impressive turnout of 32 skilled teams.
Despite facing numerous obstacles, Hemlock’s Gray Matter and three other formidable teams showcased remarkable resilience and determination. An unexpected setback involving a broken joint on their robot posed a significant challenge that required over an hour of repair. Nonetheless, their unwavering spirit enabled them to qualify for the playoff round. The team’s unparalleled performance led them to an unbeaten streak, propelling them to the finals where they clinched victory in a thrilling best-of-three series.
Beyond their well-deserved win, the school’s leaders express great pride in the team’s commendable professionalism and collaborative spirit both on and off the competition floor. Hemlock Public School’s Gray Matter has not only displayed exemplary technical prowess but has also consistently demonstrated the values of teamwork, cooperation, and sportsmanship.
This remarkable achievement serves as a testament to the dedication and hard work invested by the students and their mentors. Their success at the Great Lakes Bay Bot Bash highlights the invaluable skills and knowledge attained through participation in robotics competitions, fostering a passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) within the Hemlock Public School community.
Q: How many teams competed in the Great Lakes Bay Bot Bash?
A: A total of 32 teams participated in the Great Lakes Bay Bot Bash.
Q: Did Hemlock’s Gray Matter face any challenges during the competition?
A: Yes, the team encountered a broken joint on their robot, requiring more than an hour to repair.
Q: How did Hemlock’s Gray Matter perform in the playoff round?
A: Hemlock’s Gray Matter and three other teams qualified for the playoff round and went undefeated to secure their place in the finals.
Q: Was this the first victory for Hemlock’s Gray Matter?
A: No, this is the team’s second consecutive victory at the Great Lakes Bay Bot Bash.
Q: Apart from winning, what other qualities were commendable about Hemlock’s Gray Matter?
A: The team’s professionalism and collaboration both on and off the competition floor were highly praised.