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St. Catharines schools shine

By Paul Jay, CBCNews.ca.

Two schools from St. Catharines, Ont., took home a few awards each at the VEX Robotics Competition World Championship in Dallas over the weekend.

Robodogs B, the team of Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School, teamed with two groups from a school from Greenville, Texas, took third place in the signature event, which involved groups of teams using their robots to place cubes in goals strategically, a game called Elevation.

The Robodogs and their partner schools finished second in their division to the eventual winners, three schools from the U.S. They also took home the competition's sportsmanship award.

The competition also featured separate awards for programming and general robotics excellence. Governor Simcoe Secondary School's Simbotics team, the perennial contender in the First Robotics Competition - which it won in 2008 - was the Robot Champion, and also took two other awards, one for excellence among high schools, as well as a community award.

Also competing in the event were three British Columbia schools (West Vancouver Secondary, Gladstone Secondary in Vancouver, Moscrop Secondary in Burnaby, B.C.) and Alexander Mackenzie High School in Richmond Hill, Ont.

The list of winners is here.

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