Robotics team second
The Johnson County Homeschool Robotics Team earned a second-place finish at the Kansas Boosting Engineering and Science competition.
The 26-member team of students throughout the metro area built its robot and planned presentations in the Duerksen home in De Soto. The robot earned a fourth-place spot, while the team came in overall at second place.
The team has now qualified for a spot at the regional tournament Nov. 3 and 4 in Fort Smith, Ark.