Marshalltown students awarded at State Lego League tournament


The Gentlemanly Gamer Puppies received the judges award at the State Lego League contest on January 13 in Ames. Pictured are Miller Middle School students, from left, Quinton Lacey, Taylor Vaughn, Kaiden McWilliams and Locke Bloomquist.

Two teams of students from the Marshalltown Community School District received awards at the State Lego League tournament in Ames on January 13.

The Miller Middle School 8th grade Robocats received an overall core values honorable mention certificate.  The Robocats are led by Miller Extended Learning Program teacher Ann Jackson.  The Gentlemanly Gamer Puppies, a team of Miller students led by parents Amanda and Travis Bloomquist, won one of the two judges awards.


The Miller Middle School Robocats Lego League team won an honorable mention award at state. Pictured, from left, are Lilly Duff, Alivia Eaton, Marcus Barker, Derek Peng and Jacob Swartz.