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Technology

Robotics and Coding Programs

Starting in Middle School and continuing through Upper School, Lakeview students can join our robotics teams. These teams are competitive and part of a global program, which challenges students to creatively solve problems based upon unique yearly themes. Our teams have won numerous awards (see below).

Awards

Upper School Robotics

STATE TOURNAMENT
2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

2020 - 2nd Place Finalist Alliance in grand finals/robot competition
2019
  • Compass Award (GA State FTC Tournament)
  • 6th place and Semifinalist (State Robotics Tournament)
  • 1st place (Novelis Recycle for Good Aluminum Recycling Grant Contest)
2018 - Compass Award (Georgia FTC State Championship)

REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS
2022 - Team 5898 won the Connect award for connecting with many in the STEM professional community and advanced to state

2020
  • 1st Place Inspire Award | Region Champions (North Georgia Alliance League)
  • Dean's List Award Semi-Finalist
2019
  • 1st Place Winning Alliance (North Georgia Alliance League)
  • Captain of the winning alliance (North Georgia Alliance League) - helped set league's new high score record.
  • 2019 - Think Award (best Engineering Notebook)
  • Inspire Award runner-up (North Georgia Alliance League)
  • Dean's List Award Semi-Finalists, 2
2018
  • 1st Place (regional)
  • Design Award (Pali Proto League Championship)
  • Dean's List Award Semi-Finalists, 2 (Pali Proto League Championship)
  • Design Award (FTC Last Chance Tournament)
  • Innovate Award (FTC Last Chance Tournament)
  • Think Award (FTC Last Chance Tournament)
  • Connect Award Semi-Finalists (FTC Last Chance Tournament)
  • Inspire Award Runner-Up (FTC Last Chance Tournament)
2016 - Rockwell Collins Innovate Award Finalist at the FIRST Tech Challenge CircuitRunners Qualifier at East Cobb Middle School. The team competed against over thirty teams from across the region.
2015 - Final Rounds Alliance Selection Honor at the FIRST Tech Challenge CircuitRunners Qualifier held at East Cobb Middle School. The team was selected from a competition field of over thirty teams from across the region.
2014 - PTC Design Award presented at the FTC qualifying tournament to recognize design elements of the robot that are both functional and aesthetic, incorporating industrial design elements into the solution.
 

Middle School Robotics

2021-2022 -
  • 1st Place Core Values Award (Blue Team) at the First Lego League (FLL) State Championships. The Core Values Award is awarded to the “team that embraces the culture of FIRST LEGO League through team building, team spirit, and displayed enthusiasm.
  • One of only 25 teams in Georgia (out of 380) to make it to state. Finished 12th in state.
  • "Blue" robotics team received 1st Place in Robot Performance and had the highest score in the robot challenges at the FLL Super Regionals. 
  • "Blue" robotics team won 1st Place for their Innovation Project at qualifier and advanced to Super Regionals.
2019-2020
  • Robot Design Award (Cherokee County Super Regional)
  • Best Project Award (Blue Team) Fulton Science Academy Robotics Qualifier
  • Best Robot Design (Orange Team) Fulton Science Academy Robotics Qualifier
  • Best Project Award (Orange Team) First Lego League Super Regional Competition
  • Core Value Award (Blue Team) First Lego League Super Regional Competition
  • Core Value Award (Orange Lions) First Lego League State Competition
2017 - Best Mechanical Design Award at the Georgia Gwinnett College First Lego League State Championship Tournament.
2016 - 1st Place Champion’s Award at the South Forsyth First Lego League Qualifier Competition. This award recognizes “gracious professionalism while achieving excellence and innovation in both the robot game and project.”
2015 - 
  • 4th Place 2015 at the Northeast Georgia First Lego League Qualifier
  • Innovative Solution Award” at the Northeast Georgia First Lego League Qualifier. This award recognizes that the team’s solution is exceptionally well-considered and creative, with good potential to solve the problem researched.
2014 -
  • 1st Place Core Values Inspiration Award at the Georgia First Lego League State Competition against 32 teams from across the state. This core values award celebrated the team because it displayed “extraordinary enthusiasm and spirit and recognized that friendly competition and mutual gain are not separate goals, but the foundation of teamwork.”
  • Super-Regional Competition Champion’s Award (3rd) awarded at the Georgia First Lego League Super-Regional Competition. The award is for “embracing gracious professionalism while achieving excellence and innovation in both the robot game and project.”
  • Qualifier Competition Champion’s Award (2nd Place) awarded to recognize “gracious professionalism while achieving excellence and innovation in both the robot game and project.
2013 -
  • 1st place "Champion's Award" for embracing gracious professionalism while achieving excellence and innovation in both the robot game and project (Orange Lions Team)
  • 1st Place Programming Award for excellence in software design (Blue Lions Team) at the 2013 Northeast Georgia First Lego League Qualifier.


AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

2022 - Lakeview Academy recognized by the College Board for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles (CSP). Only 760 schools in the country received this honor.

National Cyber Scholar

2021 - Junior named a Scholar in the National Cyber Scholarship Competition (NCSC), one of only 600 chosen out of the 50,000 who applied. 

Upper School Programming Competition

2021 - 4th Place Lockheed Martin Cybersecurity Competition
2019 -
  • Students helped with the creation of the Computer Science Honor Society
  • 1st Place (Advanced team) Lockheed Martin Code Quest Competition
  • 4th Place (Novice team) Lockheed Martin Code Quest Competition
2018 - 1st Place, Lockheed Martin CodeQuest Competition
2017 - 2nd Place, Lockheed Martin CodeQuest Competition (Novice Category).

Georgia Independent and Home School Technology Competition

2021 - State Champions:
  • 1st Place in Programming Challenge (11th/12th grades)
  • 1st Place Robotics (11th/12th grades);
     Region Champions:
  • 1st Place Programming Challenge (11th/12th grades)
  • 1st Place Robotics (11th/12th grades)
  • 1st Place Device Modification (9th/10th grades)
  • 1st Place Animation (11th/12th grades)
2020 Region Champions
  • 1st Place Animation (9th/10th grade)
  • 1st Place Digital Game Design (11th/12th grades)
  • 1st Place Digital Game Design (9th/10th grades)
  • 1st Place Programming Challenge (11th/12th grades)
  • 1st Place Programming Challenge (9th/10th grades)
2018 -
  • 1st Place: Multimedia (6th grade) Fulton Science Academy Regional Technology Fair
  • 3rd Place: 3D Modeling (6th grade) Fulton Science Academy Regional Technology Fair
2017 - 1st in Project Programming and Technology Literacy (7th/8th Grades) at the Georgia Educational Technology Competition
Lakeview Academy earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles (CSP). The 760 schools nationwide honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access in AP computer science courses.

Technology News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Garv Gaur is National Cyber Scholar

    Garv Gaur was named a National Cyber Scholar for the second year in-a-row in the recent National Cyber Scholarship Competition. Garv was one of only 93 students in Georgia and one of the top 1,152 highest scoring high school students nationwide to be ranked as a finalist from a pool of 45,000 peers. The National Cyber Scholarship Competition(NCSC) is a rigorous 48-hour online cybersecurity competition sponsored by The National Cyber Scholarship Foundation (NCSF). Qualifiers competed in challenges such as solving computer security problems and capturing and defending computer systems. Garv earned an invitation to participate in the Cyber Foundations Academy– a multi-week online program based on the nationally-recognized SANS Foundations training course and certification– valued at more than $3,000. He plans to attend Brown University in fall 2022 to pursue study in computer science, economics and music.
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  • eSports Team Headed to East Coast Sweet 16!

    Mikhail Lovell
    Mario Kart is new in the realm of high school eSports, and therefore, this particular division is made up of teams all across the East Coast. Lakeview's team upset the #8 seed team (a team from Connecticut) and have advanced to the Sweet 16 round of playoffs! Their next round is Friday afternoon against #11 seed, South Forsyth High School.
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  • Lakeview junior advances to world's robotics competition

    Lakeview junior, Henry Stewart, was named a Dean’s List Finalist at the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Georgia Championship recently held at the Gainesville Civic Center. Henry was one of only three finalists from Georgia and 165 from North America. He will represent Georgia at the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships, which will take place April 20-23, 2022, in Houston, TX.
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