2016-06-09 / Around Town

Underwater Robotics Team Goes to Nationals


Cooper Macnicholl, Pandora Walker, Tasia Terrell, Ashley Bronk, Stefanny Martinez, Juliana Dimeglio, Lucas Machado, Noah Manuel, Joseph Frederick. (Photo submitted by Scott Dickison) Cooper Macnicholl, Pandora Walker, Tasia Terrell, Ashley Bronk, Stefanny Martinez, Juliana Dimeglio, Lucas Machado, Noah Manuel, Joseph Frederick. (Photo submitted by Scott Dickison) The Rogers High School Underwater Robotics Team recently attended the National SeaPerch Challenge at LSU in Baton Rouge La. There were 195 teams from across the globe. The program focuses on STEM fundamentals where students develop their engineering skills. The Rogers team qualified to attend nationals by winning the Southern New England regional event. Many hours of in-pool practice were put in at the Boys and Girls Club in Newport.

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