Robotics students, advisors and graphic and video arts students bring home honors
The Cascade High School FIRST Robotics team faced off against 64 other school teams during the regional competition in Seattle held the last weekend in March, 2013. The group’s thirteenth place finish is especially impressive because it is their rookie season. “They even earned the Rookie Inspiration Award,” noted CHS principal Cathy Woods. “Lots of credit goes to their staff advisor Linda Anderson and the community volunteers who have worked with the kids to make this first season so exciting and so successful. I can’t wait to see the results from a second year!”
H.M. Jackson High students also competed in the March FIRST competition. This experienced "Team 2910 Jack in the Bot" group has been wowing crowds since it entered its “first” FIRST in 2009.
This year’s win of the Engineering Inspiration Award, the second highest honor for a veteran team to win, has qualified them to compete in the world championship in St. Louis, Missouri. The Engineering Inspiration Award is given in recognition of a team’s outstanding efforts in advancing respect/appreciation for engineering and engineers, both within their school and their community.