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GHS VEX Robotics Win State Design Award, Qualify for National and World Tournaments

This past weekend, the Greenville High School VEX Robotics team 4148A, the Iron Cowboys, competed at the North Texas VEX “Nothing But Net” Middle-High School State Regional championship. The team finished the tournament with the Design Award and will advance to the National Competition in Council Bluffs, IA and the World Competition in Louisville, KY in April.

“With grit and determination they push through early setbacks, to be picked up by the Number four seeded team 7110B from Carroll senior high school,” said GHS Iron Cowboys coach, Colin Nobles.

Team 4148A, whose members are Brandon LeBlanc, Jessica Bousquet, Logan Hobson, Romeo Gomez, Tessa Mitchell, Trenton Burns, and Jordan Frimpter, moved forward with their alliance and finished the tournament in the Quarter-Finals. The team also won the Design Award for their engineering process and documentation.

“We have a busy few weeks of iteration ahead before attending nationals and Worlds next month,” said Nobles. The Iron Cowboys will next compete in the CREATE U. S. Open Robotics Championship – VEX High School Division in Council Bluffs, Iowa, beginning April 7th and the VEX World Championship – High School Division in Louisville, KY, April 20 -  23rd.

For more information about the VEX Robotics Program at Greenville High School, please contact Colin Nobles at