25 Aug Team Paraguay 2020 🇵🇾
“The sky is our limit!”
Rohayhu Paraguay! Jakarebot team youth members are students whose ages are from 12 to 16 years old, from the South of Paraguay region, the city of Encarnación “La Perla del Sur”, Itapua regional and composed by Victor Manuel Velazquez, Victor Samuel Velazquez, Rosa Cabrera, Leonardo Gomez de la fuente Leiva, Kevin Aquino, Enrique Scholler, Junio Sanabria, Milagros Velazquez.
The team experiences have been participating in the FIRST Lego League in 2018 (Ant Robot FLL Team) and 2019 (Jakarebot FLL Team) Paraguay Regional, obtained the first place at the national level, which it gave them the opportunity to participate in the FIRST World Championshipin Houston-Texas, USA (April-2019) as winners for twice with an excellent participation in robotics competition as the first time, the Team obtained two award nominations, the team has been also recognized for promoting the folklore, recognized gracefully by the Paraguay Space Agency and the Municipality of Encarnación, honored by the Itapúa Governor and the hero of the Russian Federation, the cosmonaut Ing. Fiodor Jurchijin. And above all, they transmitted the values of FIRST and STEM discipline to our Team.
During the Transicion to get into the FTC programm, the Team Jakarebot began to face up to the FTC category and got the opportunity to go to the National University of Asunción, to participate in a Robotics Workshop (FTC Scrimmage) with Veterans FIRST Robotics Teams from the US, Team Spyder and Team Inspiration from the FTC and FRC. The motivation was rising in tone.
“We love robotics, it made a resounding change in all of us, since we learnt values of STEM, today we are having the honor of representing our beloved Paraguay, in this beautiful competition of the FIRST GLOBAL CHALLENGE, which it is changing our lives, we have just started making amazing friends around the world, and we hope to inspire other young people on this wonderful journey, which has no limits. We thank our mentors and coaches and we are really excited to meet international Teams for making great friends globally in the connecting communities challenges.”