The Journal News and Rye Brook Westmore News: Robot battles at FTC tournament

Blind Brook High School’s robotics club, a.k.a “We wreck and tech,” pitted their robot against five other teams at the FIRST Tech Challenge championship tournament at Pace.

In “Tech Engineering Students Place Second in Hudson Valley Robotics Challenge,” Brian Howard of The Journal News reported on New Visions Engineering students from The Tech Center in northern Westchester who competed at the Hudson Valley FIRST Tech Challenge at Pace in Pleasantville.

New Visions Engineering students from The Tech Center

Thirty-six teams from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts competed in the challenge, run in part by Pace’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, in which high school students design and build a robots using aluminum, polycarbonate, motors, sensors, and a variety of other materials. They then compete in a series of maneuvering challenges and tasks with their robots.

Read the full story on The Journal News web site here.

Westmore News reported on Blind Brook High School’s robotics club, a.k.a “We wreck and tech,” that pitted their robot against five other teams at the FIRST Tech Challenge championship tournament at Pace on Sunday, Jan. 29.

 

 

 

 

Above: Students from the Blind Brook High School robotics club cluster around the robot they designed, built and programmed. The students were quick to point out that while they weren’t present for the picture, there are, in fact, girls in the club as well. From left: George Tsamparlis, 11th grade, Jonathan Newmark, 11th grade, Jay Glucksman, 10th grade, Justin Cray, 10th grade, Hunter Goldstein, 11th grade, and advisor James Amodio, a Blind Brook science teacher.

Read the article about the team and their competition at Pace by clicking the link below:

Rye Brook Westmore News: BBHS robotics club’s robot battles at FTC tournament.

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