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Ghanaian Students to Represent Country at Global Robotics Competition in Dallas

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Eight students from the RisingSun Montessori School in Accra will be representing Ghana at the VEX Worlds Global Robotics Competition Championship in Dallas, Texas. The competition will take place from April 25 to May 4, and the students will compete in the Elementary Middle School Division under the team name BountiBot-GH10. The competition is the largest educational robotics and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) competition in the world and helps students develop important skills such as communication, collaboration, and time management.

Director of the RisingSun Montessori School, Patrick Acheampong, praised the team’s efforts and encouraged parents to support their children in STEM education. Seth Ogoe Ayim, the CEO of Bountiful Technologies Company Limited, a partner of VEX Robotics, stressed the importance of STEM education in today’s world, where complex problem-solving skills are crucial. He expressed optimism that the students would make Ghana proud at the championship.

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The competition is open to partner schools across Ghana, and RisingSun Montessori School was one of the schools selected to participate. This is the first time that an African and Ghanaian middle school students’ team has qualified for the championship. Bountiful STEM Educational Foundation, a local partner of VEX Robotics and REC Foundation, hosted the national STEM robotics competition to select the participating schools.

As the students prepare for the competition, Ghanaians across the country are wishing them the best of luck. The RisingSun Montessori School students are a testament to the potential of Ghanaian youth in STEM education, and their participation in the competition will undoubtedly inspire other students to pursue STEM fields.

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