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NeXT GEN's Award Winning Gramma Jamma on Video

Last Updated on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:24pm | Public Information Office

The SENIOR SOLUTIONS FLL committee in June announced that Garrett County’s NeXT GEN FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team was the winner of the Global Innovation Award regarding the team’s innovative research project, the Gramma Jamma. The Gramma Jamma allows seniors with hand tremors or poor vision to pick up small objects, like a pill.

The team was honored at an awards ceremony at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, on June 18, 2013. The team received a cash prize of $20,000.

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