Cybercats travel to Indiana State Fair to compete

2013-08-26T12:33:00Z Cybercats travel to Indiana State Fair to competeContributed by Tom Ruiz | St. Mary Principal
August 26, 2013 12:33 pm  • 

CROWN POINT | On Saturday, August 10, six families from St. Mary Catholic Community School's National 4H Robotics Club, The Cybercats traveled to the Indiana State Fair to compete in the Robotics Challenge.

The Indiana State 4-H Robotics Challenge was designed to provide 4-Hers from around the state an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in the area of robotics. Participants will had the opportunity to challenge themselves as a member of a team by planning, fabricating, and programming/controlling a robot to accomplish three designated tasks. St. Mary's had three teams competing and swept the competition earning five of the twelve awards!

Team 1 included Adam Olenik, Austin Warmelink, and Dominic Rund. These boys took a first place. Team 2 included Owen Olenik, Connor McCloskey and Autumn Bazelewski. This team took a 2nd place. Team 3 included Patrick Olenik and Brad Kozlowski. These boys took two first place awards and one second place award!

These teams were made possible through a generous grant from Cargill. They are coached by computer teacher Heather Clarkson and several parent volunteers. To learn more about St. Mary's School, visit

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