|(Pictured L-R: Josh Roper, Laney Patterson, and Nick Junker.)|
|(Pictured L-R: Dr. Mike Rodgers, Thomas Wigley, Nick Junker, Ben Wagner, and Josh Roper.)|
Team 120E Green & Gold Robotics, the robotics team of Spring Valley's chapter of the Technology Student Association (TSA), competed in two VEX Robotics Nothing But Net competitions in October. Nineteen teams competed at the October 10 event in Indian Land, and Green & Gold Robotics was a quarterfinalist in the alliance elimination round after finishing 6th in programming skills, 11th in driving skills, and 9th in match play, Eighteen teams competed at the October 24 event in Beaufort, and Green & Gold Robotics was a finalist in the alliance elimination round and the Excellence Award winner after finishing 2nd in programming skills, 4th in driver skills, and 9th in match play. Winning the Excellence Award at the October 24 event qualifies us for the state championship in March!