RFH Teams Compete in NJ Coast Robot Challenge

May 18th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 14, 2015

 

RFH Teams Compete In NJ Coast Robot Challenge –

“Team Starlords” Claims Third-Place Finish

Members of “Team Mystery Gang” — RFH students, from left to right, Helena Van Hemmen, Jenny Greener, and Leigh Forsyth — at the NJ Coast IEEE Robot Challenge.

 

       

Rumson – Seven teams of students from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School competed at the New Jersey Coast IEEE Robot Challenge, with “Team Starlords” of RFH taking third place.

Over 40 teams from 15 New Jersey high schools participated in the five-hour eventon Saturday, May 2 at Brookdale University in Lincroft. Each team was required to build a robot using a kit. The teams were judged on their robots’ performance in a race, and also on oral and written reports. The goal of the yearly competition is to make students aware of the requirements and workplace challenges facing today’s professional engineers.

The RFH teams, totaling 28 students, were sponsored by the school’s Scientific Frontier Club.

“All of the students did a great job and really came through for RFH,” said Science Teacher and Scientific Frontier Club Advisor Jonathan Pennetti. “We look forward to participating again next year!”

Third-place finisher “Team Starlords” included seniorsJC Liang, David Mancuso and Liam Packer.

Also competing on May 2 were: “Team Bro-Bot” – including Sheridan Camarata, Lindsey Corydon, and Colin Courchesne; “Team IBCERN” – Charlie Barnes, Tristan Kilper, Arnold Muralt, and Connor Placer; “Team Mystery Gang” – including Leigh Forsyth, Jenny Greener, and Helena Van Hemmen; “Team Pirates” – including Land Barnum and Tommy Lenskold; “Team Star Fox” – Paddy Ahimovic, Bram Bruno, Christian Capanelli, and Jack Padovano; and “Team Transformers” – Reed DiCenso, John Phelan, Jack Rallo, and Matt Ramirez.

For more information on the New Jersey Coast IEEE Robot Challenge, visit robotchallengenj.com.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (MEDIA ONLY), PLEASE CONTACT –

Mary Ann Kampfe, RFHRHS Press Release Writer

mkampfe@rumsonfairhaven.org or 908-347-8885

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 14, 2015

 

RFH Teams Compete In NJ Coast Robot Challenge –

“Team Starlords” Claims Third-Place Finish

 

 

Rumson – Seven teams of students from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School competed at the New Jersey Coast IEEE Robot Challenge, with “Team Starlords” of RFH taking third place.

 

Over 40 teams from 15 New Jersey high schools participated in the five-hour eventon Saturday, May 2 at Brookdale University in Lincroft. Each team was required to build a robot using a kit. The teams were judged on their robots’ performance in a race, and also on oral and written reports. The goal of the yearly competition is to make students aware of the requirements and workplace challenges facing today’s professional engineers.

 

The RFH teams, totaling 28 students, were sponsored by the school’s Scientific Frontier Club.

 

“All of the students did a great job and really came through for RFH,” said Science Teacher and Scientific Frontier Club Advisor Jonathan Pennetti. “We look forward to participating again next year!”

 

Third-place finisher “Team Starlords” included seniorsJC Liang, David Mancuso and Liam Packer.

 

Also competing on May 2 were: “Team Bro-Bot” – including Sheridan Camarata, Lindsey Corydon, and Colin Courchesne; “Team IBCERN” – Charlie Barnes, Tristan Kilper, Arnold Muralt, and Connor Placer; “Team Mystery Gang” – including Leigh Forsyth, Jenny Greener, and Helena Van Hemmen; “Team Pirates” – including Land Barnum and Tommy Lenskold; “Team Star Fox” – Paddy Ahimovic, Bram Bruno, Christian Capanelli, and Jack Padovano; and “Team Transformers” – Reed DiCenso, John Phelan, Jack Rallo, and Matt Ramirez.

 

For more information on the New Jersey Coast IEEE Robot Challenge, visit robotchallengenj.com.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (MEDIA ONLY), PLEASE CONTACT –

Mary Ann Kampfe, RFHRHS Press Release Writer

mkampfe@rumsonfairhaven.org or 908-347-8885