Sewanhaka Senior Robotics Club Wins Multiple Awards
The district Senior Robotics Club competed and received several awards at a FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Qualifying Tournament organized by the School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), which was held remotely from March 15-22.
Sewanhaka was recognized with the first place Inspire Award, second place Think Award, second place Collins Aerospace Innovate Award, second place Control Award sponsored by Arm, Inc., third place Connect Award and third place Motivate Award.
FIRST Tech Challenge students learn to think like engineers, and teams design, build and code robots to compete in a new game each year. This year’s game, ULTIMATE GOAL℠ presented by Qualcomm®, required students to build a robot to pick up foam rings from the floor and launch them into one of three different goals positioned on one side of a 12-foot by 8-foot field.
The club members include: Izhaan Ahmed, New Hyde Park Memorial High School; Furqan Ahsan, Floral Park Memorial High School; Sean Andrade, Sewanhaka High School; Ishita Bansal, New Hyde Park Memorial; Omar Gebara, Floral Park Memorial; Caroline Gilman, H. Frank Carey High School; Aakarsh Gupta, New Hyde Park Memorial; Vivek Mirchandani, Floral Park Memorial; Josue Ortiz-Ordonez, Floral Park Memorial; Joseph Pili, H. Frank Carey; Christopher Rasquin, Floral Park Memorial; David Ren, New Hyde Park Memorial; Elizabeth Sepulveda, Floral Park Memorial; Jada Seto, New Hyde Park Memorial; Helee Shukla, New Hyde Park; Sukhsimran Singh, Floral Park Memorial; Stanley So, Floral Park Memorial; Taseen Tanzil New Hyde Park; Brianna Venkatasami, Sewanhaka; and Nicholas Washington, Floral Park Memorial.