The Leonard J. Tyl Middle School Robotics Team recently won three awards in the 2nd annual VEX All Middle School Competition in Mansfield. The team was crowned Tournament Champions following a game called Sack Attack, the object of which is to place beanbags into goals varying in heights; the team won by more than 100 points. The team was also honored with the Judges Award and the Excellence Award, which is the highest award presented in the competition and is bestowed on the team that exemplifies overall excellence in building a well-rounded VEX robotics program.
Tuesday night, the team's robot captain and driver were honored as Montville Marvels by the Board of Education as was team creator and advisor teacher Daniel Petersen.
Hailed for their hard work and dedication were captain Annali Nelson and driver Austin Huang.