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Iowa FLL team makes strong impression at Prometheus Awards

Flying Monkeys

The award-winning Iowa FIRST LEGO League team the Flying Monkeys recently gave a presentation at the Prometheus Awards about their BOB-1 hand device. The Prometheus Awards are Iowa’s largest and most prestigious awards devoted to promoting and celebrating the innovation and high-tech excellence in Iowa. The Flying Monkeys presented to an audience of more than 600 technology leaders and received a standing ovation.

The team is representing Iowa at the North American Open at LEGO Land in California this May and received national attention through being a finalist of the Global Innovation Award contest.