Robotics program evolving with funding from LCVEF

Lancaster Middle School robotics participants from left are (front row) Belle Bean, Arthur Bowers, Jameson Scott, Eli Pittman, Jonathan Lee and Christian Smith; (next row) Katherine Bavuso, Mar’Lecia Williams, Ella Posey, Ewan Scott, Christian Bowers, Emma Bavuso, Kelvin Davis, Shaun Mann and Jessica Cutler. Shannon Leigh and Bridger Vanderpool also compete.

The Lancaster County Virginia Education Foundation (LCVEF) recently donated $10,000 to Lancaster schools for a new robotics program.

“We are so thankful to the LCVEF for their encouragement and assistance,” said Katherine Bavuso, founder and head coach of the new robotics program.

“Without them, we would not have been able to get all of the equipment required to get this program started.”

Twenty-one students from Lancaster High School and 15 from Lancaster Middle School have participated in the program thus far, said Bavuso…