The Nixa JROTC VEX robotics team placed second in a regional robotics competition.
The team’s second place finish came out of 46 teams in the competition, taking them to the tournament finals. The squad’s Team A won a Robot SKILLS Champion trophy is now ranked third overall for high school teams in the state of Missouri.
They are also ranked first in the United States for JROTC teams.
The team consists of Ariel Sheckley, AJ McNeal, Aiden Ewald, Lance Barnhardt, Micah Cranfield, and Hunter Greenwalt.
The team will be competing at the Missouri State VEX Robotics High School Championships in Linn, MO on February 29.