UG Basic School Student wins 2019 National Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

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University of Ghana Basic School student wins 2019 National Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

Ethan Nartey, a form 2 pupil of the University of Ghana Basic School has emerged the winner of the 2019 edition of the Ghana Cyber Robotics Coding Competition.

The University of Ghana Basic School representative known in the competition as Team EthanE, came top with a total score of 1,431.

Daniel Asamoah, who is in form 1 and a mate to Ethan secured 8th position with 550 points.

TeamEthanE came first ahead of colleagues from various basic and high schools throughout the country.

The competition, which started in 2019 came to a successful end last month this year after several stages of gaming and competing.

Consequently, the next edition will begin in the last quarter of 2020 and winner crowned in following year, 2021.

The 2020 edition will consequently begin in the last quarter of this year but would be announced in 2021.

The competition targets all students irrespective of the level of education such that by learning to program and strategizing the virtual robot, a student can compete within their class, grade, school, district and state to win the stages and progress to the finals.

The mode of Competition under this global contest is through gaming and competing with the focus on STEM education, coding and tech literacy.

Source: universnewsroom.com