Lamar Academy @ TechWars!

The Phoenix Has Risen!


Yesterday, the Phoenix Rising Tech Club participated in the 2019 McAllen ISD Tech Wars. Out of the three competitions against McHi, Nikki Rowe, Memorial, and I&G, Lamar Academy placed 2nd in Drone Racing and placed 1st in Battle Bots. The teams are composed of the following individuals:


Drone Racing

Pilot- Sofia Nino (IB)

Navigator- Riya Manohar (IB)


*Since they left early to do homework, Jonathan Rojas (Options) and Jordan Toschlong (Options) accepted the 2nd place trophies in their stead.


Battle Bots

Pilot- Rudy Villarreal (Options)

Co-Pilot- Karen Sanchez (Options)



A special congratulations goes out to Mr. Miguel Torres for making all of this possible. Please congratulate these students when you see them today.