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MONTREAL, APRIL 26, 2017 – More than 90 teams from 23 schools and 370 students competed in the 15th annual Junior Robotics Competition  April 21 and 22 at Royal West Academy in Montreal West.

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and MP of NDG-Westmount,   served as the keynote speaker for the awards ceremony. This annual competition featured 16 EMSB schools, allowing for the teams to compete in four events: Soccer 2-on-2, Search & Rescue, OnStage, and Triathlon.

Representing the EMSB were: Bancroft Elementary School and M.I.N.D. High School in the Plateau, Cedarcrest Elementary School and Gardenview Elementary School in St. Laurent; Coronation Elementary School in Côte des Neiges; Dalkeith Elementary School in Anjou; Edinburgh School, Elizabeth Ballantyne Elementary Schools and Royal West Academy in Montreal West; General Vanier Elementary School in St. Léonard; Our Lady of Pompei Elementary School in Ahuntsic; Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School in Rosemount;, Royal Vale and St. Monica Elementary Schools in N.D.G;  and Vincent Massey Collegiate in Rosemount.

“What an electrifying atmosphere it was!” stated event coordinator Nijad Dahdah. “Royal West Academy proved once again to be a great host for the Junior Robotics Competition. All the main floor of the school was open for the use of the students; three gyms, the auditorium and the cafeteria. The RWA administration, staff, and many student volunteers did a fantastic job during the event and the days leading to it.”

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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213