DHS Wildcats Robotics to compete in international robotics competition

From staff and wire reports
March 31, 2014 at 9:48 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

(Front left to right): Ryan Quinn Madison Allen, Julian Charron, Dillan Robertson, Ashlyn Frahm, and Jakob Lover. (Back left to right): Brian Young, Brandon McMullen, Ryan Fink, Chantz Ziglar, Alex Soniat, Austin Hymel, Kyle Duffel and Valdrie Buford
(Front left to right): Ryan Quinn Madison Allen, Julian Charron, Dillan Robertson, Ashlyn Frahm, and Jakob Lover. (Back left to right): Brian Young, Brandon McMullen, Ryan Fink, Chantz Ziglar, Alex Soniat, Austin Hymel, Kyle Duffel and Valdrie Buford
The DHS Wildcats Robotics will compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition – the Bayou Regional – on April 3-5 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

This international, high school competition blends science, technology, engineering and teamwork into a high-voltage, action-packed battle of the robots.

This year’s theme, Aerial Assist, challenges students to launch an exercise ball through a mounted target, while using other robots to assist. Wildcat Robotics will spend April 3 and 4 in practice runs and qualifying matches.  

The championships begin April 5 at 9 a.m.  

Last year, the team placed second overall in the competition.




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