Congratulations to the Robotics Class in the Engineering Academy at New Bedford High School!

Here is a list of their accomplishments thus far:

April 28, 2012 RECEIVED THREE AWARDS:
FIRST PLACE in Engineering Evaluation
FIRST PLACE in the Mission
FIRST PLACE Overall for the competition
MATE ROV NEW ENGLAND REGIONALS
Mass. Maritime Academy
Students: Thai Le, Jose Vargas, Michael Rapoza,
Mason St. Jacques and Alexis Almeida*

April 11-14, 2012 NINTH PLACE in the country
SeaPerch National Challenge
Manassas, Virginia
Students: Thai Le and Jose Vargas

March 10, 2012 SECOND PLACE in Massachusetts
First Tech Challenge (land based ROV)
Andover High School
Students: Thai Le, Jose Vargas and Dereck Riveira

January 8, 2012 UNDEFEATED – qualified to compete in FTC Massachusetts State Finals
Competition
First Tech Challenge (land based ROV)
Boston University Academy
Students: Thai Le, Jose Vargas and Dereck Riveira

December 10, 2011 FIRST PLACE in Massachusetts
SeaPerch ROV competition
Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC)
Students: Thai Le and Jose Vargas

*THESE STUDENTS NOW GET TO COMPETE INTERNATIONALLY IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA IN JUNE 2012.
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In the last 2 years, our students have competed internationally with students from all over the world in the MATE ROV competitions held in Hawaii and Texas.

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