Oak Grove girls win state robotics competition

Oak Grove girls win state robotics competition
Three fourth grade girls from Oak Grove Upper Elementary brought home the gold this weekend. (Photo source: Oak Grove)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Three fourth grade girls from Oak Grove Upper Elementary brought home the gold this weekend.

The AquaBots won the state championship in their division as well as the overall Excellence Award, which is the highest award in the state, at the  VEX IQ State Robotics Tournament University of Southern Mississippi.

Madelyn Courtney, Elliot Walsh, and Mica Shemper will represent Oak Grove at the upcoming World Robotics Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky.

They are ranked in the top 50 teams out of 3,000 worldwide.