Number one in robot teamwork

The Real Alden Robots Wear Pink from Alden Place Elementary in Millbrook qualified to compete in the Hudson Valley finals of the LEGO League Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 26. From left to right are Madeline Lacey, Hannah Fisher, Alexandria Heinlein, Anthony Ciaramello, Cameron Weinfurt, Sam Gallery, Paul Guardiola and Gavin Burns. The team’s coach, Bill Yaeger, stands in the back. Photo Submitted

MILLBROOK — The Dutchess Day School (DDS) robotics team, the DDS Docs, placed first in teamwork in the finals of the 11th annual Hudson Valley for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology LEGO League Tournament at Dutchess Community College on Saturday, Feb. 26, at Dutchess Community College (DCC).

Two teams from Millbrook, the Dutchess Day School team of mostly seventh-graders, and the young fifth-grade team from Alden Place Elementary, were among the 12 teams that qualified for the final competition after the first round was held on Feb. 5 among 40 area teams.

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