Saturday, February 16, 2013
Wreckers Top GFA Robotics Competition
The Wrecker Robotics team from Westport’s Staples High School took top honors today in the Connecticut FIRST Tech Challenge, a robotics competition dubbed Battle @ The Beach, at Greens Farms Academy. The team also won the Inspire Award, the highest in the competition, as well as the Rockwell Collins Innovate Award. It now moves on to the world championships in St. Louis in April. Pictured (l-r) are Will Moeller, 16, Troy Fantini 17, co-captain, Alec Solder, 16, co-captain, Ian Blanchard, 15, Max Liben, 16, and Eric Pan, 16. All are juniors except Ian who is a sophomore.The Wrecker Robotics team won the world championship in 2011. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Helen Klisser During for WestportNow.com
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Great news… Go Eric Pan
Wrecker Robotics is in need of funds to make the kids dream of competing in the World Championship in St. Louis a possibility.
Note: WestportNow Publisher Gordon F. Joseloff is also First Selectman of Westport