Knoxville Team Wins State Lego Tournament

Knoxville (WVLT) -- A team from Knoxville is the 2007 Lego League state champion.

The eighth annual FIRST Lego League Tournament was held Saturday at Tennessee Technology University.

It featured 57 Tennessee middle schooler’s who had spent the previous 10 weeks designing, building, testing and programming a robot to perform challenges.

Volunteer TV's Allison Hunt emceed the event, whose theme was conserving energy.

“Fellowship of the Bricks" won $1,000 from the Society of Professional Engineers to go to the World Festival in Atlanta this April.

The event is co-sponsored by UT Battelle and Tennessee Tech.

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