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Lazbuddie ISD Robotics Sponsor

The Lazbuddie Robotics team won 1st Place BEST Team in Lubbock and 6th place in the robot competition. The team has qualified for the regional and state competition of Texas BEST (boosting engineering, science and technology) in both categories at University of Texas at Dallas in Frisco from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1.
Twenty teams entered the contest held at Monterey High School in Lubbock out of 27 original teams. Seventy-six teams will be present in Dallas from Texas and surrounding states.
The team won 3rd place in the table display and presentation, 1st place in Spirit and Sportsmanship, 2nd place CAD Graphic Design and 1st place Notebook. Lazbuddie won 1st place Regional UIL division.The BEST competition consists of four categories:
A project summary notebook submitted in advance of Texas Best
An oral presentation in front of judges which included a PowerPoint presentation, an explanation of the engineering process, community outreach, school involvement, school promotion and school spirit involvement.
A table exhibit and interviews
A spirit and sportsmanship review
Team members include: Austin Bradley, Bethany Bradley, Jessica Bradley, T.J. Chavez, Joshua Cox, Jacob Froese, Shelton Gable, Coby Glover, Audel Porras, Aidan Ruiz, Catalina Sanchez, Natalie Sanchez, John Henry Schacher, Andres Solano, MacAyla Spears, Preston Stewart, Guillermo Vallejo, Halley Wales and Michael Wales.
Any financial support to help finance our trip to state would be greatly appreciated! Your support from past years for Lazbuddie Robotics has been great! We will use the money to pay for the motel rooms and food for the students. The football concession was a fundraiser for Robotics; however, it does not cover all our expenses for the regional and state competition.
If you decide to send a donation, your name will be included on a banner in our booth and in a thank you ad in the Farwell and Muleshoe newspapers in January.
Thanks again! The community support has been awesome!


Photo Courtesy

A proud Lazbuddie Robotics team gets ready to move to the next level. The team won 1st Place BEST Team in Lubbock.

Rhea Gonzales


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