News Brief: Robotics team qualifies for district championship


Credit: Caitlin Newton

The robotics team at Club Fair 2018. Recently, the team qualified for the New England District Championship, marking the fourth time in five years.

Kevin Wang

The WHS robotics team has qualified for the New England District Championship competition by finishing in the top 30% of all teams in New England, marking the fourth time the team has advanced to the championship in its five-year existence. The competition runs from April 10 to April 13 at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
The following students will miss school to attend the event: senior Cory Puckett, sophomores Keenan Schilp, Walker Whitehouse, Daniel Cai, Nick Lien, Connor Rader, Yiran Li, Sashwat Das, Nicholas Wey, Alex Dennis, Justina Lam and freshmen Eric Xie, Lily Noyes, Abra Hwang and Isabelle Wang.