Dan Wood

Mount View Middle team places first at robotics competition

Ten students from Mount View Middle School, in Marriottsville, took first place last month at Maryland’s First Lego League Robotics Competition.

Team Quantum Force — made up of Mount View students Shelby Desmond, Logan Fingerhuth, Vidur Gupta, Ayush Jain, Christopher Jones, Joel Landsman, Daniel Lieberman, Evin Moody, John Reinder and Anthony Stout — took first place Jan. 19 for innovative solution at the state level, and first place for research in the regional qualifier.

Two other Mount View teams, and a team from Ellicott Mills Middle School, in Ellicott City, qualified for the state tournament at the regional qualifier.

Team Bearded Stoutinators — made up of Mount...