Plymouth Robotics Team heads to VEX Robotics World Championship

Plymouth Robotics Team 586E

PLYMOUTH, Ind. - Plymouth Robotics Team 586E has secured a position in the VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas, Texas, April 24 to 27. The championship is considered a high achievement in the world of robotics.

The team, made up of Freddy Kallenberg, Chance Miller, Jonah Rich, Cora Hanes, and Tyler Martin, began working together in summer of 2023.

In October the team participated in their first competition. The team says their goal is to "push the boundaries of innovation and excellence in robotics".

The team's next step was at the Indiana State Robotics Championship, held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on March 23.

Their performance there secured a spot among the top teams.

“I am extremely proud of the outcomes that Plymouth Robotics Team 586E has achieved", said Michael Wraight, Head Coach of Plymouth Robotics. "From the start of the season in the summer of 2023 to their remarkable qualification for the VEX Robotics World Championship, they have demonstrated the hallmarks of innovation and teamwork. We ask our community to rally behind these exceptional students and help make their dream of competing in Dallas a reality."

Representing Plymouth, these students can showcase their skills and encourage STEM education on a global stage.

Plymouth Robotics Team 586E is reaching out to the public for any financial support to help them make it to Dallas. This includes expenses of airfare and lodging.

If you're interested in supporting the Plymouth Robotics Team, you can do so here.

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