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HMS Robotic team 1st place award at First Lego League ND

Horizon Middle School’s Robotic Team, coached by science teacher Arin Casavant, placed 1st in Gracious Professionalism at First Lego League ND Championship Tournament in Grand Forks. This is one of the highest honors a team can get, besides winning Grand Champion and going to Nationals. 

Horizon middle school students at robotics tournament The HMS team members are (back row, L to R) Ali Engel, Isabella Rudy, Coach Arin Casavant, Beau Knaup, Michael Larson, Brody Muscha, Conor Schatz, Jacob Pitcher, Nicholas Schlinger, Brady Pfeifer, and Mason Harris; (front row L to R) Ethan Vinchattle, Thayda Schumacher, Kailee Trotter, Trystin Schumacher and Kenyon Meissel. 

Gracious Professionalism encourages high-quality work, the value of others, and respect for individuals and the community. Gracious Professionals learn and compete, but treat one another with respect and kindness in the process.