Monday, March 31, 2008

March Madness

Helping Youth Pursue Engineering and Robotics is what Quincy's robotics team named HYPER stands for. A record 7,000+ youth were doing just that this past weekend at Boston's FIRST Regional meet held at Boston University. This year's sporting event for young minds provided a thrilling competition that inspires young people to pursue careers as scientists and engineers and promotes a spirit of "gracious professionalism" that is too often lost in our focus on sports. P&G Gillette has been the sponsor for Quincy's team #69 for 11 years and their engineers worked in partnership with the teachers and students for 6 weeks building the robot pictured here. More than 1500 teams worldwide are competing in this year's game called "Overdrive".


marley said...

This is really interesting and sounds like fun!

The Lone Beader said...

Robots are cool.

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