Monday, February 27, 2012

Robotics Team Qualifies for Nationals & World Competitions

Mount Michael Benedictine Robotics

Mount Michael has had 2 teams qualify for the National Robotics Competition to be held March 15-17 at the Kroc Center in Omaha. Those teams are Sleepless Knights (1970b) who recently were State Runner-up. Members are Paul Kujawa, Ned McNally, Josh Bloomquist, Tony Gao and Yun Sik Oh. The tournament was at Omaha North, 55 teams competed and it was the first ever State robotics tournament in the United States.

The Nighty Knights (1970C) consisting of Andy Ernst, Chase Goddard, Albert Park and Yoonho Kim (1970c) also qualified for Nationals at an earlier meet.

At the state competition the “Nighty Knights” and the “Knights Who Say Ni” (1970A) consisting of John Choi, DJ Wooten, Sean Kruger and Elliot Prusa competed as well but were both eliminated during the quarter finals.

The “Sleepless Knights” have also already qualified for Nationals to be held in Anaheim, California April 18-21st.

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