Roxbury Roxbotix is a semi-finalist at Rochester NY competition

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The Roxbury High School Robotics Team, Roxbotix, was a semi-finalist at the Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics Competition Event held in Rochester NY at the Rochester Institute of Technology on March 15-17.

For the competition, the students designed, built, and programmed a robot capable of grasping a milk crate lying on the floor, lifting it 8 feet in the air, and then positioning it on a shelf at that height. The team was competing against 49 other high school teams from New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Canada, Brazil, and China.

PHOTOS ABOVE (courtesy of Roxbury High School)

Roxbury Robotics Team at FIRST Competition (L to R): Ethan Villasin (Gr 12), Nyomi Vasquez (Gr 12), Kara Rickley (Gr 9), Jensen Tayler (Gr 9), Brody Hageneder (Gr 10), Caedon Roushinko (Gr 9), Gavin Coulthurst (Gr 12), Thomas Sexton (Gr 11), Aidan Crysler (Gr 9), Jordan Migneault (Gr 9), Ian Rasmussen (Gr 12), Adam Pedersen (Gr 12), Martin Daskalov (Gr 12), Rowan Luppnow (Gr 10), Gretchen Ruoff (Gr 12), Matthew Brauer (Assistant Advisor), Sebastian Matiz (Gr 12), Kyle Finnan (Gr 9), David Brown (Gr 9), Bevan Luppnow (Gr 9), Anavil Patel (Gr 12), and Cameron White (Gr 9)

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