Apr 3, 2018
Engineering Inspiration

What a (Easter) weekend! 865 competed at the Windsor District Event this past weekend with many top teams from the province and from Michigan. The team had a tremendous showing placing 6th after qualification rounds and formed a 3rd seed alliance in the playoffs, losing to the eventual champions in the semi-finals. It was a highly successful weekend.

To top it off, the team accomplished a couple of firsts:

1) Winner of the Engineering Inspiration Award, an award that celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community. This is regarded as the second-highest honour a team could receive.

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2) One of our students, Asha, won a nomination to represent the province for the Dean’s List Award, an award that celebrates outstanding student leaders whose passion for and effectiveness at attaining FIRST ideals is exemplary.

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Thanks to all our supporters! The team is now off to the Provincial Championships at the Hershey Centre. Go Warp7!

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Captain Ashley leading our team.

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Our robot, Scottie, beaming up!

Photos courtesy of Aidan S. and FIRST Canada