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WHS students test robotics in sumo competition

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 31st, 2013

From left, Trevor Bjelke, Justen Drake and Josh Davis pose with their champion robot at Waldport High School. (Photo by Mary Jo Kerlin)
Learning should be fun, occasionally noisy and definitely exciting. One recent Wednesday morning in the wood and metal shop at Waldport High School, a whole lot of learning was on display as 12 young men tested a variety of newly acquired skills and knowledge during an informal sumo robot competition.

“The students in our Robotics & Engineering class have been designing and building their own four-wheeled robots,” WHS career technical education teacher Daniel Wirick explains. “This competition showcases their designs and progress so far this year.”

For the complete article see the 12-31-2013 issue.

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