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Team Axis advances to robotics tourney

by: SUBMITTED - Jake Lally, Colin Mitchell and John Tolar, who are Team Axis, earned second place Champions Award for outstanding overall achievement at the First Lego League qualifying tournament. The group is coached by Gary Mitchell, at far right, and Veronica Mitchell, not pictured.Lake Oswego robotics Team Axis earned the second place Champion’s Award for outstanding overall achievement in robot design, research project, core values and robot performance at the First Lego League qualifying tournament held Dec. 9 at Catlin Gabel School. The team will advance to the Intel Oregon 2012 First Lego League State Championship Tournament to be held in January at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.

Team Axis members include Colin Mitchell, Catlin Gabel School, John Tolar, Oregon Episcopal School, and Jake Lally, Village Education and Resource Center, all Lake Oswego residents. They are coached by Gary and Veronica Mitchell.

The team is sponsored by Northwest Diamond Sports, AirShip Technologies Group, Oregon City Sports and Ema Eldredge.



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