Posts Tagged ‘ FIRST ’

Cyber Knights take crown at FIRST event

March 28, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Cyber Knight member Mateusz Gaciarz  looks over the robot before it is brought into the arena. For more photos, see page 21.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Southington Cyber Knights won the New England FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) District event held at the high school this past weekend, for the first time, bringing home a winning banner for the fourth year in a row. After a fierce competition against 32 teams…

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Cyber Knights gear up for first local FIRST event

March 20, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Bailey Kahl and Damien Florian prep the Southington High School Cyber Knight robot during a practice last weekend.
The Cyber Knights invited teams from all over the region to come to Southington for the practice on Saturday.
The Cyber Knights will host their first FIRST contest this weekend.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Cyber Knights have practiced day and night for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition, scheduled to kick off this weekend for the first time at Southington High School. Team members are gearing up for the upcoming competition, completing last-minute tweaks on their 120-pound…

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