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Ontonagon robotics team travels to St. Louis

 

Jan Tucker/Daily Globe

Ontonagon Robotics Coach Glenn Beck explained to the Ontonagon Area Board of Education Monday that the team, in its first year, has qualified for the World Championship Robotics competition in St Louis Missouri April 28-29. The five member team of four boys and one girl will leave April 26, if the entry goal of $5,000 is reached. Beck told the board the goal is within reach at this time.

By JAN TUCKER

jantuck@jamadots.com

ONTONAGON - The fledging Ontonagon Area High School Robotics team has qualified to compete in the World Robotics competition in St. Louis Missouri.

Team coaches and members attended the Ontonagon Area Board of Education meeting Monday to explain funding efforts are now underway and to obtain permission for competing team members for the overnight trip.

The team qualified for the World Championships by its performance at State in Saginaw, April 12-15. Coach Glen Beck told the board that the team has "exceeded all expectations" for its first year of competit...



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