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Methodist Girls High School wins World Robotic Competition again

The Methodist Girls High School (MEGHIS) have emerged victorious for the second consecutive time in the World Robotic Competition.

The 2020 virtual edition of the contest saw 5000 teams from all over the globe compete for the top spot – a position that was won by Robotics Stars from MEGHIS.

Prior to the final, they won the preliminary contest in Ghana.

The team's victory was after going through six competitive stages of the final competition.

The World Robotics and Coding Competition consists of 12 regional groups from Africa, Europe, Asia, North and South America.

All four sets of teams presented by MEGHIS at the regional level won in their various zones and earned the highest points using Method K20 as their coding key.

BasketBot, the operational challenge for the competition is a robotics and coding competition demands participants to code robots to draw balls from baskets into their zone.

Participants were given a week to code and submit before the final competition.

This competition equips students with knowledge in problem solving, critical thinking, and the use of virtual platforms which is a tool for learning in the 21st Century.

The grand finale was between Methodist Senior High School from Ghana and Avenues FLL MG Team from Avenue World School based in New York, USA.

MEGHIS presented 13 second year students in the robotic club who emerged as winners of the World Robotics and Coding Competition organized virtually by Intelik/Robogroup from the USA and Israel to the Director General and Management of the Ghana Education Service.

Methodist Senior High School, Mamfe Akuapem (MEGHIS) has for the second time in a row won the World Robotics and Coding Competition, known as CoderZ Juniors League.

Similarly, Prempeh College won the Robofest World Championship 2020.

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