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DMES robotics team sails through state contest, heads to next round
Dobys Mill Elementary Schools robotics team G.R.I.T. includes (from left ) Jaden Phillips, Daniel Hastie, Auston Lee, Elaina Richmond, Colby Blizzard and Carey Quarles. - photo by Miciah Bennett
Doby’s Mill Elementary School’s (DMES) Great Robots In Training (G.R.I.T.) and Shrimp are going to the First LEGO World Festival in St. Louis, Mo., April 25-28. G.R.I.T. won the overall competition at the First Lego State Competition in Columbia in February. Coaches at the state festival told DMES that it won by a “long shot all across the board,” said G.R.I.T. volunteer coach William Lee.