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Robotics team picks up new sponsor

 

January 30, 2018

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MEMBERS OF the Gogebic Range Robotics team are shown at ModTruss in Fond du Lac, Wis., Saturday. From the left are Luke Erspamer, Jacobi Hill, Logan Peterson, Eli Harma, ModTruss CEO Patrick Santini and team mentor Ron Peterson. The team used ModTruss equipment to plan its pit for the season and ModTruss is going to send the finished product to the team.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY - Van Hill, co-coach of the Gogebic Range Robotics team, with team mentor Ron Peterson and four members of the team visited ModTruss in Fond du Lac, Wis., on Saturday.

The company is owned by Ironwood native and Luther L. Wright graduate Patrick Santini. Hill said Santini is, "a real down to earth guy. We hung out at his headquarters all day."

Hill said ModTruss is going to partner with the GRR and sponsor the team's pit stall. The students were able to design their pit on ModTruss computers during the visit. ModTruss will build the design...



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