Howard Middle School team places in Lego competition

A team of Howard Middle School students from Macon competed in the first Starbase Robins Lego League Robotics Regional tournament recently.

The tournament, which allowed students to build Lego robots and compete for performance and research categories, was held Jan. 10 at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins. Howard students placed first in the performance portion and were the only team to compete from Middle Georgia.

According to a news release from the Museum of Aviation, 40 teams competed and 24 advanced to a state competition this month in Atlanta.