Circuit Breakers take 11th in FIRST Robotics Competiton
The Medical Lake High School Circuit Breakers team competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition, March 14-15 at Eastern Washington University.
The Circuit Breakers earned the Highest Seeded Rookie award for 19th place in the 2013 competition. In this year's event, the team, who went 2-3 in the elimination rounds, came in 11th place and earned 37 points.
Students had to design, build and program a robot that kicked and tossed large exercise balls on a basketball court-size field.
According to Dennis Schweikhardt, one of the four mentors for the team, students started meeting two times a wee...