East Texas students building robots, having fun learning

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - By Lynn Mitchell - email

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Some East Texas kids get out of school to play with robots...well...program their Lego robots without assistance from their teachers.

450 students from 24 schools met at LeTourneau University Tuesday to show off their skills with the motorized robots over a timed course.

Photojournalist Lynn Mitchell spent the day with some of the competitive students. Click on the video to the right to check it out.

Next fall the area students will meet again in Lufkin to have their robots primed to cleanup up an simulated spill of debris on the course.

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