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Robotics Competitions Help to Inspire STEM Careers

Robotics Competitions 2019
Picatinny Arsenal Commanding General Brig. Gen. Alfred Abramson speaks to the crowd
at the robotics competition held at Bridgewater Raritan High School.

Forty-seven area high schools are mentored or coached by Picatinny Arsenal employees who volunteer their time to help teams in For Inspiration of Science and Technology(FIRST) robotics competitions. Here are the results for Picatinny-sponsored teams at the two regional FIRST Robotics events:

First Mid-Atlantic District Mount Olive Event (37 Teams) March 8-10

Robotics Competitions 2019
  • 1403 Cougar Robotics, Montgomery High – District Chairman’s Award
  • 6016 Tiger Robotics, Hackettstown High – District Engineering Inspiration Award
  • 303 The T.E.S.T. Team, Bridgewater Rariton High – District Event Finalist and Industrial Design Award
  • 1279 Cold Fusion, Immaculata High School – District Event Finalist
  • 3142 Aperture, Newton High – Safety Award
  • 6860 Equitum Robotics, International High – Judges Award
  • 2590 Nemesis, Robbinsville High School – Entrepreneurship Award
  • 193 MORT Beta, Mount Olive High School – Team Spirit Award
  • 1257 Parallel Universe, Union City Voc. Tech. – Gracious Professionalism Award
  • 5732 ROBOTIGERS, Bloomfield High – Creativity Award
  • 5310, Eagles Apex,East Orange Stem Academy – Imagery Award

First Mid-Atlantic District Bridgewater Raritan High School Event (35 Teams) March 15-17

  • 56 R.OB.B.E, Bound Brook High – District Chairman’s Award and District Event Winner
  • 4285 Camo-Bots, Honesdale High School & Western Wayne High School – District Event Winner
  • Robotics Competitions 2019
  • 1676 The Pascack PI-oneers, Pascack Valley Regional High School District – District Event Finalist
  • 3340 Union City MagneGeeks, Union City High School and Jose Marti Freshman Academy – District Event Finalist
  • 5732 ROBOTIGERS, Bloomfield High – District Event Finalist
  • 3515 Pnuebotic Mustangs, John F. Kennedy Memorial High School – Judges Award
  • 4035 Torbotix, Orange High – Excellence in Engineering Award
  • 1257 Parallel Universe, Union City Voc. Tech – Gracious Professionalism Award
  • 3314 Mechanical Mustangs, Clifton High – Innovation in Control Award
  • 303 The T.E.S.T Team, Bridgewater Rariton High School – Autonomous Award
  • 1811 FRESH, East Side – Imagery Award in honor of Jack Kamen

- AUDRA CALLOWAY, Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs

Original article:
The Picatinny Voice