Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School places second at robotics competition

by Gregory Dorsey

From left are (front row) Jaime Beazley and Tara Gill; (next row) Gregory Dorsey, Roman Cutler, Gabriel Carlton, Izaak Hagy and Julia Jones. Photo courtesy of CBGS

The Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School (CBGS) recently placed second overall in the Ranger division of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Marine Advanced Technology Education Remote Operated Vehicle Underwater Robotics Competition at Old Dominion University.

This is the first year CBGS has competed in the Ranger category, the highest and most competitive level offered at the competition, reported mathematics instructor Julia Jones. Governor’s School students also won Best Product Demonstration, which signifies their robot performed the best. Students also were judged…