SOUTHFIELD – A team of high school students from the West African nation of Ghana took first place in the Senior Game Division at the Robofest World Championships, held Saturday at Lawrence Technological University.

Team Acro-Bot hailed from the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation, a robotics organization in Accra, Ghana’s capital city.

Taking second place were the Teqq Televisors, a team from Hyderabad, India, while third place went to team Joe Bots of Troy.

In the Junior Game Division for grades 5-8, first place went to the Robobuilders of Novi with second place to team JABs of Aurora, Ill., and third place to Robowarriors of Troy.

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