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MHS Robotics Team Heads to State

MHS Robotics Team Heads to State

Students from the Muskogee High School robotics team will compete at the State Robotics Championship on the campus of Oklahoma State University later this month.

The Muskogee's Innovative Team (MIT) Robotics competed in the FIRST Tech Challenge East League Tournament this past weekend in Tulsa winning the top two awards qualifying the team for state playoffs. MIT served as captains of the winning squad sweeping the competition. The team also received the INSPIRE Award, an accolade presented to the team best representing the FIRST Tech Challenge in areas of robot design, design innovations, and outreach.

Two members of the team, Hollie Courney and Addison Plunket, advanced as Dean’s List finalist and are in the running to become one of three Dean’s List Winners during the state competition. 

The MIT robotics team is led by Janet Lopez. Lopez has been a teacher at Muskogee High School since 2011 and with the robotics team since 2012. During this time, the team has experienced numerous stand-out competition appearances. 

The State Robotics Championship is scheduled to take place on the campus of Oklahoma State University on February 24 and 25.