Three Sharon Robotics Teams are advancing to world competition events after placing first and second at the Western Pennsylvania FIRST LEGO League Championship and first at the Erie FIRST LEGO League Championship. The Sharon teams, comprised of Tiger Techs Team Orange, Tiger Techs Team Black, and West Hill Tiger Techs, are made up of 4th-9th grade students in the Sharon City School District.
While at the Pittsburgh championship, Tiger Techs Team Black received the First Place Champions Award. In addition, West Hill Tiger Techs who competed at the Erie championship and captured the First Place Champions Award. Both Tiger Techs Team Black and West Hill Tiger Techs will both be advancing to World Festival. Both Techs will compete with 108 of the top teams from around the world. In addition, Tiger Techs Team Orange, who competed in Pittsburgh received the Second Place Champions Award advancing them to an international event to be held in May. In addition, Tiger Techs Team Orange received the Global Innovation Award for a research project solution to handicap parking. The award allows them to research and develop their project further with possible advancement to the international level.