LCHS Robotics Team Recognized at World Championship

Photo courtesy Betsy Hall
La Cañada High School’s FIRST Robotics team representatives who traveled to Houston for the World Championship last week included (front row, from left) Harold Aguirre, Cameron Berard, Anelisa Jongeling, Aletta Hill and Melissa Le. Middle row: Lita Oh, Connor Hall, Donald Localio, Alex Konakov, Max Weinberger, Matthew Sulistijowadi, Eric Jeong, Corwin Hill, Cassie Park, Troy Psaltis, Lloyd Kwan, Brian Mendoza, Cory Hill and team advisor Steve Zimmerman. Back: Tony Ayad, Brian Chung, Justin Huang, Manuel Tarula-Villarreal, Gregory Pan, Dennis Barnes, Bryan Bielawa, Erik Hagegard and Max Bhatti.

La Cañada High School’s FIRST Robotics Team 2429 was recognized last week with the Entrepreneurship Award at the FIRST World Championship in Houston.
These members of LCHS’s Engineering Club also were honored earlier this month with the Engineering Inspiration Award at Aerospace Lancaster Regional, at which they advanced to the world championship.
The team spent six weeks building a robot and completing various related projects.
FIRST — or “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology” — encourages students from kindergarten through 12th grade to explore the innovation process and build STEM and digital-literacy skills.