Underprivileged School Wins Big at Robotics and International FLL Competitions
1st June 2014
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As part of the mission of the Jubilee Center for Excellence in Education to develop the next generation of engineers, scientists, and innovators, more than 350 students aged 12 to 16 in Jordan participated in the 9th National Robotics Competition.
Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Hamzeh Bin Al Hussein and sponsored by the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau, the King Abdullah II Fund for Development, and Zain, the competition expanded to include students from over 28 schools this year, allowing for crucial exchange between public and private school students and administrators.
Al Baqa'a Intermediate School, a school with limited resources, was selected by a 30-member panel of judges as the champion of this year's competition. They not only took home the trophy for their efforts but went on to participate in the 7th Arab Robotics Open Championship in Qatar and the FLL World Festival in the USA, where they won the Judges Award for best performance among dozens of international teams.