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Born in a garage, grassroots robotics team heads to world championships

Original post made on Apr 12, 2019

Peninsula Robotics, a scrappy, student-run robotics group started in a garage, won a wild-card spot at the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Houston, Texas next week.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 12, 2019, 6:51 AM

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Posted by Mark Erickson
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Apr 12, 2019 at 9:11 am

Here is the link Peninsula Robotics GoFundMe fundraising for their Trip to Robotics World Championships in Houston Web Link

You can also give directly to their non-profit 501(c)3 at Web Link or Web Link


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Apr 12, 2019 at 10:55 am

Sounds like a better version of the old Team 8. May this team have fun and do well at the championship.


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Posted by Awesome
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 12, 2019 at 11:59 am

Awesome is a registered user.

So impressed with these students who did not give up and followed their passions. Honestly, these are the types of students who colleges and employers should really want: driven, scrappy, resourceful, self-motivated, and self-led. Truly impressive. Good luck to you all in your competitions!


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