Oak Mountain Middle School Sending Six Teams to VEX IQ Worlds Competition

OMMS Robotics Team Photo

Six out of the 13 teams Alabama will send to the VEX IQ Worlds Robotics Competition will be from Oak Mountain Middle School.  The six teams received bids to the  upcoming world competition after competing at state competition March 2 at the Gadsden Coliseum.  Sherri Whitehead, OMMS Project Lead the Way teacher and robotics team sponsor, was also honored at the state competition as the “Mentor of the Year.”

Out of 151 teams in the state, only 32 qualified to compete at the state level. Of those 32, we had 11 teams receive an invitation to compete.” said Whitehead.  “From the state tournament, 13 teams advanced to the VEX IQ Worlds Robotics

Oak Mountain Middle School teams who received bids to the Worlds competition include:

Team E
Ethan Forrest
Logan Camp
Carter Price
Mark Bearden
Emma Hogeland
Christen Weston
Julius Lappalainen
Nathaniel Handler

Team F 
Carson Easterling
Lewis Fuller
Ethan Mallory
Jack Dahle
Zach Anderson
Will Ford

Team G – (Teamwork Champion, Think Award Champion)
Khaled Zuaiter
Aaron Pendry
Ismael Chouca
Cade May
Henry Meads

Team J
– (STEM Award Champion, Design Award Champion)
Carter Austin
Andrew Flowers
Mabrey Whitehead
Alivia Wylie

Team K
Kayti Reaves
Kiera White
Charlotte Hageman

Team W – (2nd Place Teamwork Challenge)
Rebecca Ehrbar
Elizabeth Shaw
Piper Watson

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