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KWAZULU-NATAL: Grantleigh robot boffins claim national title
01 January 0001

GRANTLEIGH School boffins Tristan Hall (11) and Luke Drummond (10) won the U13 age group category at the South African Robotics Championships held at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria on 9 September.

This fantastic result has landed the talented duo a spot in the South African team that will head off to Costa Rica in November to compete at the World Robotics Olympiad finals.

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The Grade 5 pupils were informed of the task and theme in January and designed a robot through trial and error to complete the task at hand.

Their efforts handed them a first and second place finish at the KZN Curro inter-schools competition held in Salt Rock earlier this year, as well as a gold medal at the KZN regional championships last month.