- The Methodist Girls High School (MECHIS) has won the World Robotic Competition for the second consecutive time
- The school was represented by Robotics Stars who defeated the team from the USA in the grand finale to emerge the winners
- The World Robotics and Coding Competition comprised 12 regional groups from Africa, Europe, Asia, North and South America
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The Methodist Girls High School (MECHIS) represented by Robotic Stars has for the second time won the World Robotic Competition.
The 2020 virtual edition was contested by 5000 teams across the world and Robotics Stars, who emerged as the winner of the preliminary contest in Ghana, became World champions.
Robotics Stars beat off stiff competition from other contenders after going through six competitive stages of the final competition.
The World Robotics and Coding Competition comprised 12 regional groups from Africa, Europe, Asia, North and South America.
All four sets of teams presented by MEGHIS at the regional level won in their respective zones and bagged the highest points using Method K20 as their coding key.
The operational challenge for the competition, named BasketBot is a robotics and coding competition that allows participants to code robots to draw balls from baskets into their zone.
Participants were given one week to code and submit before the final competition.
Methodist Senior High School from Ghana and Avenues FLL MG Team from Avenue World School based in New York, USA, faced off in the grand finale.
The team from Ghana presented 13 second-year students in the robotic club who participated and won the World Robotics and Coding Competition, which was organised virtually by Intelik/Robogroup from the USA and Israel to the Director-General and Management of the Ghana Education Service.
In other news, the presiding Archbishop and general overseer of the Action Chapel International Ministry, Nicholas Duncan-Williams, has shared a throwback photo posing with Benson Andrew Idahosa.
Archbishop Benson Andrew Idahosa was a Charismatic Pentecostal preacher and founder of Church of God Mission International, who was popularly referred to as the father of Pentecostalism in Nigeria.
Captioning the throwback photo on social media, Archbishop Duncan-Williams wrote, ''Zachariah 8:12• For there will be peace for the seed: the vine will yield its fruit, the land will yield its produce and the heavens will give their dew, and I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things.''
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