Cimarron-Memorial High School Grabs Third in Robotics Competition | Community Spirit
Cimarron-Memorial High School's robotics team is celebrating, after it placed third in the FIRST World Robotics Championship.
The school competed against 17 other teams from countries around the world. The teams must build then program a robot to perform certain tasks. The team also placed first in its division against 87 other teams.
“I’m incredibly proud of our students,” said Joe Caruso, principal. “The drive and dedication that this team possesses is evident by its performance at the competition. It’s very rewarding to see their hard work be recognized on a global level.It was not just the team that came out on top, the team leader Cody Wall was awarded the Championship Dean's List Award. The award is the highest honor an individual participant in the competition can get. He was one of only 10 students to get the award. Wall will get a $30,000 scholarship to science and technology university, Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts.