26 jul Team T&T 16th at Global Robotics Challenge
THREE pupils of Presentation College, Chaguanas, placed 16th out of a field of 163 at the inaugural FIRST Global International High School Robotics Challenge in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.
The team comprised of Form Five pupils Avidesh Marajh (team representative and programmer), Fahad Hosein (team captain and driver), and Josef Gonzalez (driver).
The team was one of ten representing countries from the Caribbean.
Team Trinidad and Tobago and Team Guyana were the only two from the Caribbean to place in the top 20, with Guyana placing tenth.
Marajh, Hosein and Josef won four of their six matches, defeating seasoned robotics teams like the USA and Russia.