19 jul Pres Students To Compete At International Robotics Competition
Three Form Six students of Presentation College-Chaguanas will represent Trinidad and Tobago at the FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico City, Mexico from August 16th to18th.
The team-based international robotics competition will see the three local students, Avidesh Marajh, Raydon Baboolal and Josef Gonzalez, flying the national colours of Trinidad and Tobago amongst teams from 180 countries.
The team placed 16th overall last year at the inaugural games in Washington DC.
The theme of this year’s competition is “Energy Impact.” Teams are responsible for designing a robot to complete engineering tasks tied to the theme.
The TT students will be accompanied by their mentors Daniel Ramsook and Shastri Ram, the 2011 President’s Gold Medal Winner.